Required Notifications

Amusement Ride and Tramway (ART) Unit

Temporary Amusement Ride Owners and Operators must:

  • Report an intention to erect a new ride or alter an existing ride1. Contact the ART Unit office handling temporary amusement rides.
  • Report an injury, accident, or major mechanical failure2. Call the ART Unit office handling temporary amusement rides.
  • Report an intention to operate a new permanent amusement ride or reopen a permanent amusement ride after a major modification3. Contact the nearest ART Unit office handling permanent amusement rides.

Permanent Amusement Ride Owners and Operators must:

  • Report an injury or accident on a permanent amusement ride4. Call the nearest ART Unit office handling permanent amusement rides.

Tramway Owners and Operators must:

  • Report an injury or accident on an aerial passenger tramway5. Call the ART Unit office handling tramway inspections.

Visit the Amusement Ride and Tramway Unit page

Asbestos and Carcinogen Unit

Employers Using a Carcinogen must:

  • Report use of the carcinogen6. Contact the Asbestos and Carcinogen Unit.

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Crane Unit

Crane Certifiers and Derrick Certifiers must:

  • Report deficiencies affecting the safe operation of a crane during the course of any certification inspection within 5 working days after the test date7. Contact the Crane Unit.

Visit the Crane Unit page

Enforcement Branch

Employers must:

Responding Fire and Police Agencies must:

Employers Holding an Annual Permit must:

Employers that are Registered to Work with Asbestos must:

Employers Doing Lead-Related Construction Work must:

Employers Using a Carcinogen must:

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Mining and Tunneling (M&T) Unit

Employers must:

Responding Fire and Police Agencies must:

Employers Holding an Annual Permit must:

  • Notify in writing of the start of certain construction and demolition activities at a new site16. Contact the nearest district office of the M&T Unit.

Owners must:

  • Notify Cal/OSHA to obtain classification of environmental hazards in a proposed underground mine or proposed tunnel prior to bidding the project17. Contact the nearest district office of the M&T Unit.

Operators and Contractors must:

  • Notify Cal/OSHA to conduct a pre-job safety conference for an underground mining or tunneling operation prior to beginning the project18. Contact the nearest district office of the M&T Unit.
  • Report excessive gas levels, fires, or other hazards in a mine or in a tunnel under construction19. Call the nearest district office of the M&T Unit.

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Pressure Vessel (PV) Unit

Inspectors Employed by an Insurer must:

  • Report that insurance has been refused for an air tank20. Contact the northern or southern California office of the PV Unit.

Inspectors Employed by Other than an Insurer must:

  • Report that an air tank has been removed from service or should be removed from service21. Contact the northern or southern California office of the PV Unit.

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Process Safety Management Unit

Petroleum Refinery Employers must:

  • Submit a full schedule of planned turnarounds every September 15 for all affected units for the following calendar year22. Contact the Process Safety Management Unit.

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Applicable sections of the California Labor Code and Cal/OSHA Title 8 regulations are listed below by section number

1Labor Code section 7908

2Labor Code section 7914; 8 CCR section 3920

38 CCR section 344_8(a), (b)

4Labor Code section 7925; 8 CCR section 344.15

5Labor Code section 7356; 8 CCR section 3154

6Labor Code section 9030; 8 CCR section 5203(d)

78 CCR section 344.80(c)

8Labor Code section 6409.1, 6409.2; 8 CCR section 342

9Labor Code section 6409.2; 8 CCR section 342

10Labor Code sections 6500 and 6501; 8 CCR section 341(c)(2)(B)

11Labor Code section 6501.5; 8 CCR sections 341.9 and 5203(d) and (e)

12Labor Code section 6717; 8 CCR section 1532.1(p)

13Labor Code section 9030; 5203(f)

14Labor Code section 6409.1, 6409.2; 8 CCR section 342

15Labor Code section 6409.2; 8 CCR section 342

16Labor Code sections 6500 and 6501; 8 CCR section 341(c)(2)(B)

17Labor Code sections 7955 and 7956; 8 CCR sections 7103 and 8422

18Labor Code section 7955; 8 CCR section 8408

19Labor Code sections 7967, 7972, and 7997; 8 CCR sections 6960, 8422(e), 8424, 8425(f), and 8445(p)

20Labor Code section 7681; 8 CCR section 462(e)

21Labor Code section 7681; 8 CCR section 462(f)

22Labor Code section 7872

July 2016