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October 22, 2019

Cal/OSHA Poised To OK First-Time Worker Safety Rules For Wildfire Smoke

July 1, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Cal/OSHA is scheduled later this month to approve first-time emergency rules to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke, which could serve as a model for other states that lack such measures and are also experiencing increasing numbers and intensity of fires due in part to climate change. The proposed emergency rules are scheduled to be considered by Cal/OSHA’s standards board on July 18, though it is not clear how or whether the proposal will be modified to address concerns from...

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