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California Worker Deaths Rose in 2015

The findings from 2015 are in, and the news for California is unfortunate. In 2015, the state saw a double digit increase in workplace...

OSHA’s Six Foot Fall Protection Rule Just Got Teeth

Fall protection continues to be an area of controversy between California’s DIOSH and federal OSHA regulators. When tougher protection rules were initially introduced decades...

Fall Protection Training

Fall Protection competent person training provides the information employees need to work safely when working at height, and satisfies the training requirements in the Cal-OSHA...

SMART Procedures: LOTO Procedure Development and Management App

SMART Procedures is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play and the Chrome Web Store San Francisco, California – February 16, 2016 – Available...

Open Enrollment Training

CalOSHA requires employers to assure employees are trained in job specific safe work practices prior to exposing them to workplace hazards. To help support...

Employees May Be Safer from Silica in 2017

OSHA’s new silica exposure guidelines have been passed and will be phased in over the next one to two years. These rules impact construction...

Shared Employment Equals Shared Responsibility Under OSHA

Temporary employment agencies have been supplying labor to organizations across California for many decades. In recent years, PEOs (Professional Employer Organizations) have also become...

NFPA 820 Standards for Wastewater Treatment Plants: Part 2

As we explored last month, the National Fire Protection Association takes a special interest in wastewater treatment plants. The buildup of hazardous substances in...

Shift Workers Face Increased Crash Risks

Although OSHA’s guidelines for safety and health don’t cover the commute home, employers would do well to consider ways they can assist workers who...