Category Archives: Cal/OSHA

09Nov 2018
George Tharalson

Respiratory Protection Needed in Areas Affected By Wildfire Smoke

November 25, 2018 update: The Camp Fire in Butte County is now 100 percent contained at 153, 336 acres. The Woosley Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties is also 100 percent contained at just below 97,000 acres. Both fires … Read more »

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08Nov 2018
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Controlling Silica Dust Exposures

Question: I see that there’s a new regulation about silica exposures. But, I’m having trouble finding information on how to comply? What can I do to comply with the regulation? Answer: Yes, you are right! In fact, there are two: … Read more »

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26Oct 2018
George Tharalson

Emergency Regulation Proposed for 300A Filing

UPDATE: Emergency regulation approved, November 6, 2018. Cal/OSHA has issued an emergency regulation that would require certain employers to electronically submit Form 300A—the summary of recordable work-related injuries and illnesses—for the 2017 calendar year to Federal OSHA by December 31, 2018. … Read more »

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