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September 22, 2020

Cal/OSHA Fines Firms $500,000 For Not Protecting Workers From COVID

September 14, 2020 at 5:41 PM
California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) has recently fined more than a dozen companies a total of over $500,000 for allegedly failing to protect workers from COVID-19, with the bulk being levied on a frozen food manufacturer and the temporary employment firm it uses at more than $200,000 each. “It is critical that employers evaluate the workplace and take proactive measures to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the workplace,” Cal/OSHA Chief Doug Parker said in a Sept. 9 press release. “If a...

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