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December 2010

  • December 10, 2010 IR#2010-36
    Cal/OSHA recognizes Ventura Dairy for its workplace safety program
  • December 2, 2010 IR#2010-35
    California Becomes First State to Set Safety Guidelines for Flavoring Chemical

November 2010

October 2010

  • October 28, 2010 IR#2010-32
    California Construction Apprentices Prepped for Green Projects
  • October 13, 2010 IR#2010-31
    Corrosion Concerns Prompt Cal/OSHA to Conduct Statewide Refinery Inspections
  • October 12, 2010 IR#2010-30
    Cal/OSHA Announces Public Meeting for Workplace Safety in the Adult Film Industry
  • October 12, 2010 IR#2010-29
    DIR Moves to Strengthen Regulations Governing Self Insurance Plans and Increase Oversight of Self Insured Groups
  • October 4, 2010 IR#2010-28
    Cal/OSHA enforcement strengthened with signing of new law

September 2010

  • September 22, 2010 IR#2010-27
    CA Labor Commissioner issues $450,000 in citations during enforcement of restaurant industry
  • September 13, 2010 IR#2010-26
    California Hosts International Forum on Disability Management
    Global Experts to Gather in Los Angeles for the Only Event of its Kind
  • September 1, 2010 IR#2010-25
    CA Labor Commissioner Wins Historic Settlement for Better Treatment of Janitors

August 2010

  • August 19, 2010 IR#2010-24
    CA Labor Commissioner Finds Additional Wage Violations with UC Davis Housing Project Contractors
  • August 19, 2010 IR#2010-23
    Cal/OSHA Adopts Revised Heat Safety Regulations

July 2010

  • July 22, 2010 IR#2010-22
    CA Labor Commissioner Reaches Deal for over $2 Million in Wages Owed to Construction Workers
  • July 14, 2010 IR#2010-21
    Cal/OSHA Prohibits Farm Laborers from Working at Two Sites
    Employers put workers at risk when not providing adequate protection from the heat
  • July 2, 2010 IR#2010-20
    CA Labor Commissioner Wins Nearly $4 Million Judgment in Fight for Janitors’ Rights

June 2010

  • June 23, 2010 IR#2010-19
    California Labor Commissioner Bars Contractor from Working on Public Works Projects
  • June 10, 2010 IR#2010-18
    CA Labor Commissioner issues $1.5 million in penalties to Davis contractor
  • June 3, 2010 IR#2010-17
    Cal/OSHA stresses importance of taking precautions to prevent heat illnesses

May 2010

  • May 24, 2010 IR#2010-16
    DIR Director and State Schools Chief Address Young Worker Safety at Career Fair
  • May 18, 2010 IR#2010-15
    DIR establishes task force to monitor and safeguard California's public works projects
  • May 17, 2010 IR#2010-14
    CA Labor Commissioner issues $700,000 in citations during enforcement of carwash industry
  • May 13, 2010 IR#2010-13
    California Labor Commissioner Discusses State Workplace Lactation Accommodation Laws That Set the Standard for New Federal Regulations
  • May 12, 2010 IR#2010-12
    Cal/OSHA Announces Three Step Campaign to Keep Outdoor Workers Safe in the Heat
    Includes an Unprecedented Effort to Reach Outdoor Workers
  • May 5, 2010 IR#2010-11
    CA Labor Commissioner Files Suit Against Out-of-State Contractors for Wage Theft
  • May 3, 2010 IR#2010-10
    DIR’s Office of Self Insurance Plans Appoints a Conservator to Manage Contractor’s Access Program of California

April 2010

  • April 28, 2010 IR#2010-09
    Workers’ Memorial Day: DIR honors California’s Workforce while improving workplace safety
  • April 19, 2010 IR#2010-08
    Cal/OSHA Issues Citations to Hospital, Fire and Police Dept. in Meningitis Exposure Case
  • April 1, 2010 IR#2010-07
    Cal/OSHA cites $230,535 to Bimbo Bakeries for continuing hazards

March 2010

  • March 30, 2010 IR#2010-06
    Cal/OSHA Teams up with Ag Industry to Launch 2010 Heat Illness Prevention Training
  • March 10, 2010 IR#2010-05
    California's Labor Commissioner Sues Luxury Hotel for Failure to Pay Employees
  • March 10, 2010 IR#2010-04
    Cal/OSHA shuts down construction project citing inadequate protection for workers
    Case highlights dangers of using non-approved fall protection gear
  • March 10, 2010 IR#2010-03
    CA Labor Commissioner debars two Los Angeles area contractors from public works projects

February 2010

  • February 9, 2010 IR#2010-02
    CA Labor Commissioner Reaches Landmark Settlement Against Janitorial Company
  • February 1, 2010 IR#2010-01
    Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Post Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses