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4 4 COR 40-7840 [䜮,699R]  APPEA L – LATE FILING Board reg. § 359.1 (2017) – Employer did not establish good cause for filing its appeal outside of the 15-working-day time period. Diges t  o f COSHAB's Denial of Petition for Reconsideration dated Ma y 11, 2017, Inspection No. 1151700.
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:05:46 GMT


44 COR 40-7840 [䜮,698R]


APPEA L – LATE FILING Labor Code § 6601, Board reg. § 359(d) (2017) – Employer failed to demonstrate good cause for filing a late appeal.

Diges t  o f COSHAB's Denial of Petition for Reconsideration dated May 1 1 , 2017, Inspection No. 1158477.
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:03:59 GMT


4 4 COR 40-7838 [䜮,697] PERSONA L SAFETY DEVICES AND SAFEGUARDS – PERSONAL PROTECTIVE DEVICES, HAZARD ASSESSMENT AND EQUIPMENT SELECTION Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 3380(f)(2) – Employer failed to verify, through a written certification, that a hazard assessment related to operating all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) had been performed.  PERSONA L SAFETY DEVICES AND SAFEGUARDS – PERSONAL PROTECTIVE DEVICES, PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 3380(f)(1)(A) – Employer failed to adequately assess the hazards of operating ATVs and select the proper PPE to protect against those hazards.  
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:01:11 GMT


4 4 COR 40-7837 [䜮,696]  INJU R Y AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM (IIPP) – EFFECTIVE IIPP Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, §§ 1509(a), 3203(a) – The Division failed to establish that Employer, a construction contractor, did not establish, implement and maintain an effective IIPP that met the requirements of §3203. PENA L TIE S – WILLFUL CLASSIFICATION Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 334(e) – The Division established that Employer's violation of §1630(a), failure to provide a construction passenger elevator in connection with construction of a multistory apartment building more than 60 feet in height, was willful.
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:48:15 GMT


4 4 COR 40-7837 [䜮,695]  FINANCIA L HARDSHIP – SETTLEMENT Employer failed to establish that it was entitled to penalty relief beyond what a settlement agreement with the Division provided, because there was no showing that further penalty reduction would benefit or improve employee safety. However, Employer demonstrated financial hardship warranting relief in the form of a payment plan extension.
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:45:43 GMT

Cal/OSHA Investigating Three More Fatal Workplace Falls, Among Other Deaths
The year isn't half over and more workers keep dying from falls. Here's the latest on Cal/OSHA safety investigations.
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:21:05 GMT

Hotel Industry Decries ?Balkanization? Resulting from Housekeeping Rule
A regulation five years in the making to protect housekeepers still doesn't pass muster with hoteliers, who say it runs contrary to current Cal/OSHA regulations. Is the agency poised to adopt it?
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:18:50 GMT

California Getting Ready to Sizzle ? Don?t Let Your Employees Burn
The winter rains are but a memory, but the spring sun can lead to serious problems. Here's how to not feel the burn.
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:12:13 GMT

Forklift Proposal Modified
Can a few words make a big difference? See how Cal/OSHA has changed a proposal on forklift safety.
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:52 GMT

Cal/OSHA Adopts PSM Reforms; Industry Still Wants Its Say
California adopts another ground-breaking regulatory action. But will it make the state's refineries safer?
Thu, 25 May 2017 09:59:04 GMT

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