Inside OSHA

February 21, 2020

Cal/OSHA Poised To Implement New Policies On High Blood-Lead Levels

November 7, 2019 at 12:31 PM
California health officials are preparing on Jan. 1 to start reporting high lead-level blood tests of workers to Cal/OSHA and the agency must consider carrying out workplace inspections and requiring additional reporting by businesses, under the requirements of a controversial law Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) enacted last month. The legislation, AB 35 by state Assembly members Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) and Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), is primarily a response to concerns about the blood-lead levels of workers at the now-shuttered...

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