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Chapter 3.2. California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (CAL/OSHA)
Subchapter 2. Regulations of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Article 10. Civil and Criminal Enforcement Policy of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health

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§344.52. Referral of Cases Other Than Accident Cases by Compliance Personnel to the Bureau of Investigations.

If Division compliance personnel become aware that there are conditions which may constitute criminal violations, the case must be referred trough the Regional Manager/Supervising Industrial Hygienist, with a copy to the appropriate Deputy, to the respective Northern or Southern Office of the Bureau of Investigations. In cases referred for investigation the Supervising Special Investigator will assign the case to a Special investigator for investigation. The investigator will review the facts of the case, interview witnesses, and otherwise, conduct a thorough investigation. The assigned investigator shall prepare a report to the Supervising Special Investigator which shall include a summary of evidence, findings, and recommendations for appropriate action.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 6308, 6314, 6315, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 6315, 6314, Labor Code.

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