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FLASH: Company Officials Charged in Electrocution It was supposed to be a small project to support a local football team, but inattention to detail killed a worker and seriously injured another. Now a Southern California safety professional, his boss and a crew chief face criminal charges in the incident. Find out what happened and how safety professionals and employers can avoid charges. Click here. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Cal/OSHA Delays Silica Standard Enforcement Construction gets some extra breathing room to prove that silica control methods Fed-OSHA doesn't recognize shouldn’t be part of California’s controversial standard. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Fed-OSHA Delays Silica Standard – Will Cal/OSHA? The effective date of a controversial regulation to prevent silica exposure has been pushed back by three months by OSHA. But what about California? Read more here ... More...

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Cal/OSHA Approves Post-Tensioning Rules, Reinforcing Steel Reforms Reinforcing steel regulations date back to the 1970s, and post-tensioning of concrete has no safety standards anywhere – until now. Here's why ironworkers and steel erectors say  new rules just adopted by Cal/OSHA are a big deal. Read more here ... More...
Willful Allegations in Hollister Blast A worker suffers an amputation in an explosion, with echoes to past incidents. Here's what Cal/OSHA proposes to do about the incident.  Read more here ... More...
Fork Safety Proposal Adopted Are forklift operators endangered by a current Cal/OSHA regulation on industrial trucks. The agency thinks so. Here's how it's remedying the situation. Read more here ... More...
Controversy Over IIPP Committee The Injury and Illness Prevention Program standard does not require employers to give employees access to the program. Even employers agree that should change. But what's the best route to make the change? Read more here ... More...
Three More Workplace Fatalities Here are the latest fatal incidents under investigation by Cal/OSHA enforcement. Read more here ... More...
Demolition Petition Denied A device to keep heavy equipment from plunging through floor openings has merit, Cal/OSHA says, but it's not quite ready for prime-time safety. Here's why. Read more here ... More...