As you may already know June is National Safety Month, so it comes as no surprise that Cal/OSHA is targeting construction sites for safety rules compliance. Specifically, Cal/OSHA is targeting construction sites in Northern California or more precisely San Francisco because of recent fatal accidents in the region. As discussed in a prior blog, it Read more

Cal/OSHA enforces the nation’s most comprehensive heat illness prevention regulations. These regulations require that all employers with outdoor workers take precautionary measures when temperatures are high. There are basic steps employers must take to ensure worker safety which include: Provide heat illness prevention training Provide cool, fresh water and encourage workers to drink water frequently Read more

Safety and health in the workplace is not just good business, it’s the law. Worker health and safety is addressed and enforced on both state and federal levels. We are all familiar with the United States Department of Labor. Its mission is to foster, promote and develop the welfare of wage earners, job seekers, and Read more

California’s Department of Industrial Relations, Cal/OSHA has released an updated Safety and Health Protection on the Job workplace poster. By law the poster must be displayed in the workplace in clear view for employees to see. The Cal/OSHA Safety and Health Protection on the Job is a required workplace poster, but the April 2013 change Read more

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, protects workers and the public from safety hazards. Essentially, California law provides job safety and health protection for workers under the Cal/OSHA program. Under these laws both employers and employees have rights and responsibilities. Displaying the Safety and Health Protection on the Job poster Read more

Compliance Poster Company alerts employers and employees of dangers associated with confined spaces in work sites across the state. The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has launched a statewide Confined Space Special Emphasis Initiative in an effort to focus attention on the subject.  As noted by the Department Read more

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among employers and workers to educate them on the hazards of working outdoors in hot weather.  US DOL Secretary Solis says, “If you’re working outdoors, you’re at risk for heat-related illnesses that can cause serious medical problems and even Read more