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Annual Cal/OSHA Form 300A Posting

February 1 was the deadline for posting your company’s Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A), which is a yearly summary of your company’s Log of Work-Related injuries and Illnesses (Form 300).  At the end of each calendar year you...

The Latest on the Proposed Indoor Heat Illness Standard

Cal/OSHA finally held another Advisory Committee meeting on the Indoor Heat Illness standard.  This was the first meeting since May 2017.  Although there was discussion about the possibility of combining this standard with the existing “outdoor” heat illness standard, it...

What you need to know about Legionella

The name “Legionnaires’ Disease” was coined in 1976 after a respiratory disease affected many American Legion delegates attending a convention in Philadelphia.  Eventually, the bacteria that was responsible for the disease was isolated and named as Legionella pneumophila.  While we...

Cleanup Residue from California Wildfires and Mudslides

Natural disasters, including wildfires and mudslides, can have catastrophic effects on the environment and people in affected areas.  Whatever and whoever is left to pick up the pieces in order to rebuild the community undoubtedly have concerns on contamination and...

Bureau of Labor Statistics Fatality Data

Fatal work injuries occurring in the U.S. are counted by The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), a part of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Safety and Health Statistics.  The program administered by the CFOI uses diverse state,...