Cal-OSHA’s Heat Illness standard (Title 8, Chapter 4, §3395: www.dir.ca.gov/title8/3395.html) requires employers to have a Heat Illness Prevention Plan. Not having a policy, procedure and conducting the required training could result in employee illnesses, increased X-mods, higher insurance premiums and Cal-OSHA citations!Read More
UPDATE: July 3, 2018
I’m sure you have heard the news and are trying to confirm its validity. Here’s the answer.
Per Cal-OSHA Consultation, NO!
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An active and effective safety committee whose membership and functions are reflective of the company’s size, complexity, and operating exposures will play a key role in the overall performance of that company. The Safety Committee is established to be of benefit first and foremost to the employees it represents, but it is also established as a safeguard and protector of the Company’s assets.Read More
In 2011, Cal-OSHA enacted Assembly Bill 2774. Part of the new legislation included expanding the definition of “Serious Physical Harm” to include a 4th element. Well, if you are still unsure, fret no longer! Here is the definition straight from the amended labor codeRead More