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FLASH: Cal/OSHA Officially Refutes CASPA In a detailed response to Fed-OSHA's evaluation of a complaint against Cal/OSHA, the DOSH chief has some recommendations of her own for the Feds. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: DOSH and UFW Settle Heat Illness Lawsuit Was it a coincidence that the United Farm Workers settled its lawsuit with Cal/OSHA over heat illness enforcement just as the revisions to the heat illness standard took effect? That's the question that remains to be answered. In the meantime, here are the basics of the settlement. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Short Window to Comment on Heat Illness Guidance Want to put in your two cents to Cal/OSHA on the recent changes to the heat illness standard? Here's your chance, but you only have a few days to act. Here's how. Read more here ... More...

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DIR Accuses Fed-OSHA of Focusing on Quantity, not Quality Are mere numbers a measure of how well an agency is performing? Here's what Fed-OSHA has to say about Cal/OSHA's performance in 2014 – and what the DIR has to say about that evaluation. Read more here ... More...
Extension of Emergency Regs Sought Cal/OSHA's parent organization says it needs to extend a temporary regulation implementing AB 1634. So what's the emergency? Read more here ... More...
Cause of Freeway Collapse Identified What caused a concrete pour at a freeway bypass project to go terribly wrong? Why were workers injured? Here's what Cal/OSHA says after a long investigation. Read more here ... More...
Another Citation Misfire Leads to New Standards Board Proposal A fatal incident leads to a Cal/OSHA citation for a serious violation. But the judge throws it out for vagueness. Read about this hazard, what the Standards Board intends, – and how you can weigh in. Read more here ... More...
Are Cal/OSHA Citations Deserved? Are Lessons Learned in Fatalities? Cal/OSHA cites a number of employers in fatality cases. Here's what the agency says they did wrong, plus what we can learn from each case. Read more here ... More...