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Office of Environmental Health Hazard enforcing new law changes to Proposition 65 August 30th, 2018

Posted by CSTC Staff
30 Aug 2018 09:00 AM

On August 30,2018 the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment will begin enforcing law changes to the Proposition 65 rules. Any business who exposes people to chemicals on the Prop 65 list without providing “clear and reasonable” warnings will be subject to citations and fines.  Three types of exposures require the warnings,  consumer product, occupational and environmental.   Areas where these Prop 65 chemicals are used are both rural and urban.  Agricultural pesticides, turf applications, ornamental, dyes that “set” the colors in carpet paints, glues are some examples. Active or inert ingredients that are on the Prop 65 list must be covered and documented.  

August 2018 Cal-OSHA Reporter released

Posted by CSTC Staff
23 Aug 2018 03:54 PM

Safety is our business, and we are always working hard to keep up on all of the rules and regulation changes, and safety news. One of the ways we do that is to read the Cal-OSHA Reporter when released. Aug 2018's release has some interesting information, building on top of some of our recent blog posts, and we wanted to share this with you. The main article in this release discusses Heat Illness Regulations and if they apply to buses and other transportation. Unfortunately fatalities do happens, another article discusses Fatality Incidents, including 6 recent employee deaths, 2 from the fires discussed in previous posts. The article includes a breakdown the industries of these deaths, and the methods in which they died. In addition to these articles, there are others articles you might find interesting as well.

Wildfire smoke means possible Respiratory Protection for Outdoor Workers

Posted by CSTC Staff
09 Aug 2018 08:00 AM

Living in Southern California, like a large number of our clients, friends and family, these Wildfires are affecting our air quality, and our health. As employers, this means even more responsibility for outdoor workers, and Cal OSHA issued an advisory to help keep your compliant, and your workers safe.

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