Latest California Occupational Safety and Health Administration Stories

2014-04-17 16:21:00

CONCORD, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) today for willful serious safety violations that resulted in two workers being killed by a fast-moving train in Walnut Creek last October. The citations carry proposed penalties totaling $210,000. Cal/OSHA issued the citations for three willful serious violations after its investigation found the following: -- The two workers who were killed, Christopher D. Sheppard and...

2013-05-24 23:15:10

Online course addresses 5 key heat related hazards. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Just as many parts of the country start feeling the heat of spring and summer, LBA University is now offering an online Heat Stress Safety course. The online course is OSHA compliant and covers heat stress illnesses and the various hazards unique to working in environments where heat exposure is a critical concern. The online course content is supported by the skilled LBA University training staff....

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'