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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA Spells Rough Water for Employers – An Introduction

Workplace accident rates across the nation are dropping, even after unemployment rates are factored out of the data. In plain terms, fewer workers are… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA - Part 1

Changes at Fed/OSHA under the Obama Administration The political wind has shifted in Washington. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administra… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA – Part 2

Increased Scrutiny of State Programs This change in direction at the federal level is also changing the game at the state level. The 27 states and ter… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA – Part 3

California’s Reaction to Fed/OSHA Changes: Assembly Bill 2774 California’s reaction to this federal criticism, and veiled threats to yank federal… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA – Part 5

Changes to Burden of Proof Perhaps the most significant change made by AB 2774 is to the standard of proof for serious citations. Instead of having to… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA – Part 6

Long Term Outcomes The new law creates several issues which will probably not be resolved soon. California employers may recall that AB 1127 was a gam… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA – Part 7

Inspectors as Expert Witnesses Last but not least, the law now also provides that every Cal/OSHA safety inspector whose training is up-to-date, shall… Read More
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Sea of Change at Cal/OSHA – Part 8

How should employers react to these changes? Aggressive enforcement policies and a front-loaded citation system demand aggressive preparations. Here a… Read More
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