A 37-year-old subcontractor, working for HSG Inc., fell while cleaning the Space Mountain ride at Disneyland Wednesday, breaking a leg, his right collarbone and several ribs, on NOv. 21, according to ABC News.
The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (OC ASSE) is hosting a joint Breakfast Meeting with their Construction Safety Special Interest Group on November 14, 2012.
Cal-OSHA ENFORCEMENT TURNS UP THE HEAT
This meeting is combined with their regualar monthly meeting, because they have such a dynamite speaker in Dick Monod de Froideville, of the Cal-OSHA Enforcement-Torrance Office. Continue reading
“A machinist for Disneyland was critically hurt earlier this month in an accident at the theme park’s Space Mountain ride,” according to the Los Angeles Times.
According to the L.A. Times:
Details of the incident were still unclear.
Conference to again focus on Latino work force
March 15 event will cover safety, management, OSHA compliance
By Michael Lopez
As many North Bay companies in the construction, agricultural, manufacturing and other industries hire an increasing number of Latin American immigrant workers, it’s imperative that these companies’ business owners, HR and middle level managers are clear in communication with these employees on safety precautions, rules and procedures on the job. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 8, 2012
CONTACT: Erika Monterroza, IR# 12-05, Dean Fryer, Internet: www.dir.ca.gov, (510) 286-1161
Cal/OSHA Issues Hazard Alert and Launches Confined Spaces Emphasis Program
Oakland – The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) today launched a statewide Confined Space Special Emphasis Initiative to focus attention on preventing worker deaths and injuries in confined spaces in worksites across the state. As part of this initiative, Cal/OSHA issued a Confined Space Hazard Alert to help employers and employees identify confined space situations and take immediate steps to protect workers. Continue reading
If you know of anyone interested in becoming a compliance officer for Cal/OSHA, now is the time for them to put in their application with the State (see URLs below).
The application period closes this Friday, January 20th – so all new applications must be filed this week! Once an application is filed, the applicant will sit for an oral exam, and then be interviewed by the District Manager who has field inspector positions to fill. Continue reading
Mr. Richard Fazlollahi, District Manager, Cal/OSHA in Anaheim, spoke on Wednesday, August 17, at the monthly lunch meeting of the O.C. Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), at the offices of the Red Cross, in Santa Ana.
Over 75 members and visitors attended the OC ASSE meeting.
Fazlollahi took questions from the audience. He addressed a variety of subjects and spoke at length about OSHA accident reporting and about the continuing fallout of A.B. 2774. Continue reading
The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (O.C. ASSE) will be hosting a Cal-OSHA Update on August 17, 2011, at 11:20 am, to bring everyone up-to-date with the latest changes and plans within the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).
The O.C. ASSE’s August speaker is Mr. Richard Fazlollahi, District Manager, Cal-OSHA. He will provide a brief update on developments in the Division. This will be a great opportunity to ask him your questions about enforcement, consultation, standards and research. Continue reading
More Performers Speak Out Against Cal/OSHA Sanctions
Penthouse Pet Ryan Keely states, ‘Keep your laws off my body!’
Jun 08th, 2011 11:29 AM
VAN NUYS, Calif.—Adult performers want to make sure the world hears their side after a subcommittee of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) met June 7 to discuss control measures for adult entertainment productions. Continue reading
Ellen Widess, the new Chief of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), will be serving as the keynote speaker at the Southern California Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) on Oct. 19, in Long Beach, according to ASSE Orange County Chapter (American Society of Safety Engineers) President Scott Myles.
This will be Widess’ first opportunity to address such a large group of occupational health and safety professionls in Southern California, and it will be the ASSE’s first opportunity as a group to hear her vision for the agency. Continue reading
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Ellen Widess, 63, a Berkeley labor consultant, chief of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), and he also named Art Carter, 69, a past Cal/OSHA chief, to serve as chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board, according to the Fresno Bee. Continue reading