Items Tagged with 'cal/osha'


Weekly news round-up

A dust-up on an NTSB plane crash investigation, new regulations to protect health care workers in California and North Carolina and surprising research about emotions in the workplace were among the week’s top EHS-related stories as posted on

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Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once more, and again crusading for job safety

After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn’t quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking state regulatory job in California. He came back to hound his former employer.

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Weekly news round-up

A safety scandal engulfs the CDC, a scientist whose discovery has protected the hands of millions of workers passes and fall fatalities were among the top EHS-related stories featured on this week:

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Former Cal/OSHA staffer says he witnessed political coup that forced out agency head

Cal/OSHA Chief Ellen Widess was instructed to attend a meeting at 11 am on September3, 2013 – the day after Labor Day – with California Labor Secretary Marty Morgenstern and Department of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker at DIR’s Oakland Headquarters.

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California bill to protect healthcare workers from violence moves ahead

Two nurses stabbed recently at L.A. hospitals

Registered nurses are among those keeping close watch on a California measure to protect the state’s healthcare workers from work-related violence as it moves from one Senate committee to another this week.

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Weekly news round-up

A 20-year veteran of Cal/OSHA accuses the state of illegally using federal funds meant for worker safety; roofers say OSHA’s proposed silica rule will increase their fall protection hazards and bad news about allergies. These were among the top EHS-related stories featured on this week.

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Weekly news round-up

Big Apple pesticide exposure, EHS Academy Awards

The government shutdown’s potential affect on public health, Academy Awards for the EHS community and the question your doctor should be asking you are among this week’s top stories as featured on

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Calif. luggage maker earns $34,000 in state OSH fines

Lack of PPE, heat-related illness among hazards

Blocked fire exits, lack of foot protection and dangerously stacked merchandise were among the hazards discovered recently at a California distribution center by the state’s Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA).

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Disney gets a price break on Cal/OSHA fines

Agency drops penalties by nearly 65 percent

For reasons that have not been disclosed, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has sharply reduced fines levied recently against Disneyland Resorts for health and safety violations at Disneyland.

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Not "the happiest place on earth" for employees

Disneyland closes rides after OSHA citations

Several rides at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim remain closed in the wake of seven safety citations issued against the resort by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA).

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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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