Inside OSHA

January 20, 2020

Cal/OSHA Weighs Tougher Enforcement In Face Of Rising Workplace Deaths

December 30, 2019 at 11:47 AM
Cal/OSHA officials are determining whether to bolster workplace safety enforcement and education efforts to address rising workplace-related fatalities, especially for “high-hazard work” and Latino employees, after recently reporting that 422 Californians died on the job in 2018, an increase over prior years. “Every death matters, and these workers who lost their lives on the job in California serve as a reminder that we need to do everything possible to keep workplaces safe,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Douglas Parker in a recent...

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