Inside OSHA

September 21, 2019

Fight Begins Over Cal/OSHA’s Permanent Safety Rules For Wildfire Smoke

August 28, 2019 at 6:44 PM
Major disagreements between California employers and workers are already flaring as Cal/OSHA launches the development of permanent safety rules for wildfire smoke, a draft of which is more stringent than a set of emergency rules the agency’s standards board adopted last month. The California Chamber of Commerce, for example, “believes that if Cal/OSHA intends to expand this regulation into regulating the air filtration of every business and vehicle in California, there will be potentially massive costs that must be shouldered...

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