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California employers can use these sample plans and policies to establish guidance regarding heat illness prevention. [caption id="attachment_61761" align="alignleft" width="243"] Download "Heat Illness Prevention – California Policy"[/caption] [caption id="attachment_61763" align="alignleft" width="243"] Download "Heat Illness Prevention Plan - California"[/caption]  ...

According to California OSHA standards, employers are required to address and protect workers from heat illness through a variety of precautions and preventive measures. Employers can review the contents of this guide to educate themselves on heat illnesses and establish safety measures of their own. [caption id="attachment_61679"...

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Caused Organizations Across Industry Lines To Reassess Workplace Protocols And Procedures—And The Agricultural Sector Is No Exception. After All, Common Industry Practices Such As Having Staff Work In Close Proximity In The Fields Or Frequently Share Farm Tools Could Easily Contribute...

On May 19, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the following revised policies for enforcing OSHA’s requirements with respect to coronavirus: Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan. OSHA will return to in-person inspections in many workplaces now that personal protective equipment potentially needed...

On April 1, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) published its 2020 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC). The new criteria supersede all previous iterations. The OOSC is intended to identify critical safety violations and provide guidelines for officers to use when conducting a roadside safety inspection...

OSHA has issued issued temporary guidance for its area offices to use in their efforts to enforce the agency's general workplace safety and health mandates. These mandates require employers to take prompt actions to mitigate hazards and protect employees during the pandemic. This Compliance Bulletin provides...