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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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Preventing Injuries in a ‘Constructability Nightmare’ Creating a transit hub in downtown San Francisco is a construction and safety challenge. Here's how a general contractor achieved impressive results in hazardous conditions.  Read more here ... More...
Two Killed in Fall-Related Incidents Recent incidents in Northern and Southern California demonstrate the importance of fall protection. Read more here ... More...
Happy Holidays – See You in 2015 This issue wraps up the year for Cal-OSHA Reporter. Here's when we'll see you again.   Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Votes for New Committee to Address Violence Cal/OSHA is working on a standard to protect healthcare workers from violence. But should teachers and other workers be added to the standard? That's what the agency has to figure out now after a petition decision. Read more here ... More...
Latest GHS Proposal Sails through Standards Board Public Hearing How is Cal/OSHA implementing the Globally Harmonized System of hazard communication as it applies to industries that handle flammable and combustible liquids? Click here to find out, plus the results of a recent public hearing on the proposal. Read more here ... More...
4 Settlements in Major Cal/OSHA Cases Employers will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars after coming to terms with the Division of Occupational Safety and Health in major fatality and injury cases. Click here to see how the cases came out. Read more here ... More...
Fatal Hydraulic Tank Explosion Could it Have Been Prevented? A task to weld a leak tank on a waste-collection truck goes horribly wrong. Now an investigative group breaks down what happened and how future incidents like this can be prevented. Read more here ... More...