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Cal/OSHA's Abuse of the 1BY Process Continues

We continue to recommend that employers say “No thanks” to the offer to participate in the pre-citation “interactive” process kicked off by an… Read More
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1BY Letters: The Death of Dialogue

Readers of this blog know that we disapprove of Cal/OSHA’s mis-use of Citation Notice letters, known by their form number as 1BY letters. Our advic… Read More
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1BY – An Enforcement Tool, Not A Good Faith Invitation to Dialog

The 1BY letter created by Assembly Bill 2774 was intended to engage the employer in a dialog with Cal/OSHA about its decision to issue a serious-class… Read More
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Alternatives to Cal/OSHA's 1BY

We have blogged twice now about our concerns that Cal/OSHA’s new 1BY form is a trap for the unwary, designed more as an enforcement tool than a true… Read More
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1BY: A Set-Up for Failure... But Whose?

“If our only goal is to gather ‘employer admissions against interest’, rather than to thoughtfully consider an employer’s response, this all w… Read More
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To 1BY, Or Not To 1BY

I just got off the phone with Employer Smith. I have never talked to him before; he had seen our website and just called with a “quick question.”… Read More
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