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FLASH: Napa Earthquake: Employer Wakeup Call A damaging earthquake in Wine Country could have been a lot worse for employers – it happened in the middle of the night. But what happens if next time it's during work hours? Here are ways to get your workplace ready for the next Big One. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Big Changes Proposed for Heat Illness Rules The comment period has started on a host of proposed changes to the California heat illness prevention standard. Here's what Cal/OSHA proposes and details on an upcoming public hearing on the proposal. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: DOSH Seeks Major Changes to Heat Illness Standard California is leading the way again in High-heat procedures. New requirements have been proposed that will kick in at a lower temperature and water and shade will have to be provided at specific distances. The proposal just made by Cal/OSHA to its Standards Board. Read more here ... More...

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First Look For Stakeholders at Cal/OSHA’s Process Safety Plan Two years after the huge Chevron refinery fire, Cal/OSHA has a plan to reform process safety management to prevent catastrophes. hat are the changes and how are stakeholders reacting to them? Read more here ... More...
Two Killed, One Critically Burned in Recent Workplace Incidents Was a worker's death in farm country due to heat illness? Here's what Cal/OSHA knows so far about this and other California workplace fatality and injury incidents. Read more here ... More...
Feds’ New Reporting Criteria Looks More Like Cal/OSHA’s Rule  A complaint against Cal/OSHA filed earlier this year seeks to force the agency to adopt federal criteria for reporting hospitalizations. But do new federal rules just announced make the CASPA moot? Read more here ... More...
Violence Standard: ‘Stop Talking About it and Get it Done,’ Says Nurse Two decades after the problem was identified, Cal/OSHA is beginning work on a standard to prevent violence in healthcare settings. But where do regulators start on such a volatile subject? Read more here ... More...
California Fatalities Trend Up, Especially for Latinos The statistics are only preliminary, but fatality data for 2013 shows a likely increase in California deaths, especially for a particular group. Read more here ... More...