Cal/OSHA Reveals a Draft of Its Proposed “Permanent” COVID-19 Regulation

By Andrew J. Sommer Cal/OSHA has used up all of its “re-adoptions” of its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, so if COVID-19 regulatory …Cal/OSHA Reveals a Draft of Its Proposed “Permanent” COVID-19 Regulation

California Adds Increased Meal/Rest Period and Workplace Safety Protections for Warehouse Employees Subject to Production Quotas

By Ashley D. Mitchell On September 22, 2021, California became even more labor friendly when Governor Newsom signed AB 701 which adds additional …California Adds Increased Meal/Rest Period and Workplace Safety Protections for Warehouse Employees Subject to Production Quotas

Cal/OSHA’S Revised COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Because the Cal/OSHA Standards Board has just pulled back the revisions to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) and will consider…Cal/OSHA’S Revised COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Convened as Division Considers Changes to COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force Over four months after the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“Board”) unanimously…Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Convened as Division Considers Changes to COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

By Eric J. Conn, Andrew J. Sommer, and Beeta B. Lashkari On November 30, 2020, Cal/OSHA issued its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard and it …Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

“A Death. A Widening Probe. Does Goodwill Endanger Workers?” #WorkplaceSafety

Dave Goudie, a former Goodwill employee who witnessed the death of Abraham Garza, said the young father's death could have been prevented with proper training. Cal-OSHA has hit Sacramento Goodwill with more than $100,000 in fines for safety violations. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee BY MARJIE LUNDSTROM - mlundstrom@sacbee.com The gruesome death of a Goodwill Industries worker in … Continue reading “A Death. A Widening Probe. Does Goodwill Endanger Workers?” #WorkplaceSafety

Cal-OSHA fines bakery where workers lost limbs

California occupational-safety officials have issued one of their agency's largest group of fines ever -- $230,535 -- to Bimbo Bakeries for failing to fix safety violations that led to amputation of workers' limbs. Officials said that 20 alleged violations were documented at three factories belonging to the company, which produces brands that include Oroweat and … Continue reading Cal-OSHA fines bakery where workers lost limbs