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Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Silica Regulations For Construction In California »
Silica Regulations For Construction In California The new Cal/OSHA Silica regulations t...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Indoor Heat Illness Prevention Advisory Committee Meets In Ontario On May 25, 2017 »
Cal/OSHA Indoor Heat Illness Prevention Advisory Committee Meets In Ontario On May 25, 2017   At the firs...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Revised PEL for Wood Dust »
The Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Revised PEL for Wood Dust   As discussed previously, the Board reje...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Silica Regulations »
As you know, the new Cal/OSHA regulation for Silica becomes effective June 23, 2017. Manufacturers have not yet provided t...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Holds Advisory Committee to --Develop a Regulation on Indoor Heat Illness »
Cal/OSHA Holds Advisory Committee to -- Develop a Regulation on Indoor Heat Illness   &...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Silica Regulations »
CALPASC has been facilitating the Construction Silica coalition, which wants to make changes to the new Silica regulations...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Workplace Violence Advisory Committee: January 12 and February 2, 2017 Updates »
Cal/OSHA convened its Workplace Violence Advisory Committee on January 12, 2017, in Oakland. CALPASC Director of Risk Mana...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Revises the Proposed PEL for Wood Dust »
Cal/OSHA has proposed a reduction in the PEL for Wood Dust and Western Red Cedar. The original proposal was to reduce West...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Court in Texas Places Injuction on the Obama Administration's Regulation of Increased... »
Federal Court in Texas Places Injunction on the Obama Administration's Regulation of Increased Salary for Exempting Employ...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Employers Should Consider the Implications of Proposition 64 »
California employers should consider the implications of Proposition 64 (Personal Marijuana use) for their safety and empl...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update from the Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee on Silica in Construction »
CALPASC Director of Risk Management, Bruce Wick, has facilitated the Construction Silica Coalition, which is pushing for r...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two recent Appellate Court Rulings could negatively impact CALPASC members! »
Navigators Specialty Insurance Company v. Moorefield Construction, Inc. This ruling gives general liability insurers...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed OSHA Issues Rule Revising its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Regula »
Courtesy of GoLocalProve.com OSHA has issued a new final rule revising its Recording and Reporting Occupational Inj...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Among Those Spearheading Protest of New Federal OSHA Silica Regulations »
As you know, California has had an effective regulation for Silica in construction since 2008. After 20 plus years, Fed/OS...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Doubles its High Hazard Industry List for 2016/2017 »
The High Hazard list involves industries with high DART(Days away, restricted or transferred) injury rates. Those industry...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed/OSHA Increases Penalties for Citations Effective August 1, 2016; But not Cal/OSHA »
These changes only apply to Federal OSHA covered projects, not Cal/OSHA. New citations issued after August 1, 2016, for vi...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CALPASC Member Help Needed to Offset Push to Drop Entire Federal OSHA Silica Rule into California »
CALPASC was a leader for Cal/OSHA to develop its own silica standard for construction in 2008! Title 8 Secti...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Temperatures Spike Employers Reminded to Monitor Employees »
Employers are reminded of the need to monitor employees during this week's heat wave! As you are aware, the Heat Illn...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Does The Fed/OSHA New Silica Rule Apply To California Employers? »
These rules only apply on federal facilities or federal property. The current Cal/OSHA rules continue to apply in Californ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Roofing Contractor Sentenced To 10 Months In Prison For The Fall Death Of One Of His Workers »
James McCullagh pleaded guilty to making false statements, obstruction of justice and willfully violating an OSHA regulati...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
KB Home In Florida Is Cited By Federal OSHA Along With Three Subcontractors »
The total proposed penalties between them all are $144,830. CALPASC members should be aware that this level of fines...
Friday, January 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
URGENT ALERT: Truck And Bus Regulation Reporting System Available For 2016 Reporting »
The Truck and Bus regulation reporting system has been updated for fleets to select/re-select their 2016 options.  Ja...
Friday, January 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
URGENT ALERT: Reminder To Post OSHA 300A Summary Log From February 1st Through April 30th »
It is time for the annual posting of the 300A, which is the summary of your company’s recordable injuries and illnesses fr...
Thursday, December 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nine Southern Californians Arrested in $24 Million Fraudulent Billing Scheme »
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Today detectives with the California Department of Insurance arrested nine individuals involved i...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cal/OSHA Provides Updated Guidance on Heat Illness Prevention Regulations »
As the onerous new regulations kick in May 1, 2015, Cal/OSHA has updated their guidance document, their Q & A document...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Onerous Changes to Heat Illness Prevention Regulations »
Regulations Take Effect May 1, 2015  The Cal/OSHA Standards Board  approved the proposal with no amendments a...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Works Project Registration Deadlines Quickly Approaching »
  Avoid Pitfalls and Fines by Registering ASAP    Coalition Members:   California c...
Thursday, September 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Workplace Violence Incidents Reported From Fired Employees »
CALPASC members are reminded to review their employee conduct rules to protect themselves and employees. It is very hard...
Thursday, September 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Success at Pubic Hearing on Onerous Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Proposal »
CALPASC Director of Risk Management Bruce Wick and CALPASC member Greg Colgate of Ancient Art Inc., Tile & Stone, test...

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