What's new - 2003 archive

  • Health Hazard Alert Bromopropane(n-Propyl Bormide)

  • Homeland security

  • Effective June 30, 2003 no conveyance covered by Part 3, Chapter 2 of the California Labor Code shall be erected, constructed, installed, materially altered, tested, maintained, repaired, or serviced by any person, firm, or corporation unless the person, firm, or corporation is certified by the Division. In addition, as of the same day, any person who erects, constructs, installs, alters, tests, maintains, services or repairs, removes, or dismantles any such conveyance without supervision must be certified by the Division as a certified competent conveyance (elevator) mechanic. Interested parties can download the application for certified qualified conveyance company (372KB, pdf format), certified competent conveyance (elevator) mechanic (354KB, pdf format), and temporary certified competent conveyance mechanic (.99MB, pdf format), complete the application and submit it to the Division for processing.

  • The CAL/OSHA recordkeeping website, Employer Records of Occupational Injury and Illness, has been updated to include new content, features, and recent regulatory changes. To access this site, go to www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/etools/recordkeeping/index.html

  • Ergonomics advisory committee meeting, Monday, April 28, 2003

  • Cal/OSHA reminds employers to post injury/illness summaries

  • Important notice--Effective January 30, 2003 the minimum civil penalty has been increased to $5,000.00 for failure to report a fatality or serious injury or illness to the Division as required by section 342 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations. Only the amount of the penalty has been changed, not the reporting requirements. For your information the following is a summary of the reporting requirements:...more