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Cal/OSHA Considers Making Wildfire Smoke Rule More Stringent

An emergency regulation requiring employers to protect workers from potential harm due to wildfire smoke may give way to a more stringent rule. The emergency...

CalChamber Efforts Result in Success on Regulations

Strong advocacy by the California Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with other business groups has led to positive outcomes in several complex regulatory matters. Changes...

What Employers Need to Know: Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulation

Employers in California are now required to protect their employees from potential harm created by wildfire smoke, following approval of an emergency regulation by...

Wildfire Smoke Protection Emergency Rule Now in Effect for California Employers

An emergency regulation requiring California employers to protect employees from potential harm due to wildfire smoke went into effect on July 29. Adopted by the...

Governor Signs Wildfire Safety and Accountability Legislation

With 2018 standing as the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season on record in California, wildfire safety and accountability legislation passed both houses of...

Rules May Require Employers to Monitor Air Quality/Provide Respirators

New regulations for safety in the workplace are in motion as Cal/OSHA looks to protect employees from detrimental effects of working near or around...

Cal/OSHA Proposes Rule on Employee Exposure to Wildfire Smoke

I am an employer that has been affected directly by the wildfires in California. What is Cal/OSHA...

Revised Rules Affect Steel/Concrete, Electrical Work and More

Can you provide a summary of occupational safety rules that went into effect over the last year that haven’t yet been included in a...

California Wildfires: What Employers Need to Know

More than a dozen wildfires are raging up and down California, forcing evacuations and bringing tragedy and loss. As of August 9, the Carr...