Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Meeting Documents–November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014 Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Meeting materials.

Overview of OSHA-Approved State Plans in Region IX

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 encourages states to develop and operate their own job safety and health programs. OSHA approves and monitors State Plans and provides up to 50 percent of an approved plan’s operating costs.

Resources for OSHA’s Updated Recordkeeping Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has created a variety of useful resources to help employers understand their responsibilities under the revised record-keeping rule, effective January 1, 2015

OSHA Updates Record-keeping Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye.

New Fall Protection Resource for Residential Construction

The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Data Center, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), has funded the development of a new educational website that catalogs fall protection equipment for residential construction.