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FLASH: Sum Named Permanent Cal/OSHA Chief Governor takes “acting” off the title of Juliann Sum, who took over the Division after controversial Ellen Widess' resignation. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: California To Quarantine People At Risk of Ebola California has issued orders quarantining persons traveling into the state from affected areas who may be subject to carrying or the Ebola virus. Will it be an effective preventative and what authorities are responsible for control? Click here for the story … Read more here ... More...

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1,400 New Cal/OSHA Inspections Proposed Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget calls for a boost in spending to increase the number of Cal/OSHA inspections. How many more inspectors are planned? Is your company or client a target? Click here for the details. Read more here ... More...
RIP Steve Jablonsky, 1935-2014 Longtime executive officer of the Cal/OSH Standards Board, dies at his Roseville home. Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Member Retires One member of the rulemaking body was absent from the board's January meeting. Find out who it is, and why he retired, in this week's Cal-OSHA Reporter Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA Investigating 2 Fatalities What went wrong that ended in the loss of two workers? Cal/OSHA is beginning probes of these two incidents. Read more here ... More...
DIR on AB 1634: ‘The Goal is a Safe[r] Workplace Sooner’ Department of Industrial Relations publishes emergency regulations on implementing Cal/OSHA abatement credit reforms. Here's what the new regs say and how you can weigh in. Read more here ... More...
Healthcare Violence Prevention Panel Meets February 5 in L.A. Stakeholders will get a first look at a new regulation intended to protect healthcare workers from violence. Here are the details on the meeting. Read more here ... More...
Stakeholders Like Battery-Storage Proposal, But Want Extended Life Stakeholders are in favor of a Cal/OSHA proposal to modernize regulations on storage battery systems. But there are some objections and suggestions being lodged. Here's what going on. Read more here ... More...