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FLASH: Cal/OSHA Seeks Huge Penalties in Refinery Explosion What triggered California's safety agency to hit ExxonMobil with a half dozen willful violations and seek more than half a million dollars in penalties? Here's the story. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Standards Board Finally Gets Seats Filled After months of waiting, the Cal/OSH Standards Board gets two vacant seats filled and finds out what happens to members with expired terms. Here's how it all shakes out. Read more here ... More...
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...

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DOSH Rules: Making the New Abatement Credit Permanent A new law makes changes in how Cal/OSHA provides incentive for employers to abate violative conditions. The agency has been moving to implement the rules and here is the latest step. Read more here ... More...
Work to Continue on Standards Board's 'Adequate Design' Proposal Stakeholders weigh in on a Cal/OSHA regulatory proposal based on a failed citation. What did they say and what is the board's response? Read more here ... More...
Key Vote on Agricultural Transport Carriers; What Happens Next? They've been used for decades on farm fields, but in recent years have traveled a rocky road with Cal/OSHA. Now personnel transport carriers for irrigation workers have the agency's blessing. Click here to see what the new rules say and when they will likely become effective. Read more here ... More...
Meet the New Standards Board Old faces and new faces make up the reconstituted board. Here's who they are. Read more here ... More...
Anti-Bullying Bill Incompatible With Cal/OSHA’s Role A mine worker seeks a Cal/OSHA standard to prevent a common workplace pitfall, but the agency says no. Here's why.   Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Forms Committee on Firefighters’ PPE Cal/OSHA's regulations for firefighters' personal protective equipment might be out of date, but legal precedence gets in the way of updating them. Here's what the Standards Board is doing about it. Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA’s Fall Protection Has Varying Trigger Heights Does California have a uniform height requiring fall protection? Hardly. Read more here ... More...