Tag: Cal/OSHA

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Posted in Health and Safety Workers' Compensation Workplace Safety

U.S. DOL to Assist with California Wildfire Recovery Efforts

With the continued fight to contain the wildfires in California — two of which, the Camp Fire and the Woolsey Fire, have reached a combined…

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Posted in Labor Relations Workers' Compensation Workplace Safety

Wildfire Reminders: Employers Have Obligations, Must Take Precautions to Protect Employees

With a new series of wildfires flaring up this month, the California Chamber of Commerce presents below responses to questions often received from the employer…

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Posted in Health and Safety Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Emergency Regulations for Workplace Injuries Reporting Approved

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has approved Cal/OSHA’s emergency regulations, which will require certain California employers to submit their injury and illness log (Form…

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Posted in Heat Illness

April 24 Heat Illness Prevention Network Conference Call

Take advantage of an upcoming conference call to review best practices for preventing heat illness at outdoor worksites. Everyone is welcome to join the call…

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Posted in Heat Illness

Plan Ahead to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

Even though a glance out the window may show stormy skies, next week the weather may be sunny and beautiful with increasing temperatures. Cal/OSHA reminds…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Last Month to Post Log 300 Summary

In a couple of weeks, it will be OK to remove the Form 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, which must be posted every…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Reminder: Post Form 300A Starting February 1

Don’t forget that you need to post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2017 at your place of business from February 1 through…

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Posted in Health and Safety Injury and Illness Prevention

After the Smoke Clears: Cal/OSHA Offers Fire Cleanup Safety Guidance

The wildfires in California’s wine country — that have charred roughly 160,000 acres and ruined more than 7,000 structures — are reaching full containment, prompting…

liver with hepatitis A
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Posted in Health and Safety Injury and Illness Prevention

Cal/OSHA Encourages Employers to Protect Workers from Hepatitis A Exposure

California’s hepatitis A outbreak is on the verge of reaching statewide epidemic status, according to news outlets. Over the last 11 months — following the…

Cal/OSHA, indoor heat illness prevention
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Posted in Heat Illness

Indoor Heat Illness: Coalition Criticizes Draft Rule as Too Complex, Burdensome

A coalition of employer groups led by the California Chamber of Commerce recently detailed its objections to a draft regulation to prevent heat illness in indoor…