Tag: Cal/OSHA

Wildfire Smoke Rules
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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

CalChamber Raises Questions on Feasibility of Wildfire Smoke Rules

Last week, the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of employer groups voiced concerns about the feasibility of the wildfire smoke protection emergency regulation…

agriculture, lighting, outdoor, dark, new regulations, California
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Lighting Regulation for Outdoor Agriculture Coming Into Effect in July

Despite the disruption to much of California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, commonly known as Cal/OSHA, is still doing their best to…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Proposal Would Make Wildfire Smoke Protection Rule More Stringent; Threatens to Increase Business Costs

An emergency regulation issued from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board on July 29, 2019, requires California employers to take steps…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

What Can California Employers Do to Provide Safe Workplaces?

The recent shooting in Gilroy reminds us that an active shooter can happen anywhere, at any time. The number of active shooter incidents has increased…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

California Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulation Now in Effect

On July 29, 2019, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board’s emergency regulation to protect outdoor workers from the harmful effects of wildfire smoke…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Employee Smoke Exposure During Wildfires

I am an employer that has been affected directly by the wildfires in California. What is Cal/OSHA doing to address the issue of employee exposure…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Form 300A Summary Posting Ends Soon But Don’t Toss Them Yet

April 30 is the last day employers have to post the 2018 Cal/OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A). Tomorrow, employers…

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Posted in Heat Illness

Remember: Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

As temperatures start to rise across the state, Cal/OSHA reminds employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness. Heat illness is a serious hazard for…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA’s Revised Rules, Regulations Over the Last Year

Can you provide a summary of occupational safety rules that went into effect over the last year that haven’t yet been included in a Cal/OSHA…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

To Electronically Submit Data or Not? That Is the Question

We begin a new act in the continuing drama of will California employers need to electronically submit Form 300A data or not. On May 9,…