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The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known as Cal/OSHA, protects and improves the health and safety of working men and women in California and the safety of passengers riding on elevators, amusement rides, and tramways – through the following activities:

  • Setting and enforcing standards
  • Providing outreach, education, and assistance
  • Issuing permits, licenses, certifications,
    registrations, and approvals

Other Resources

Cal/OSHA Consultation Services

Cal/OSHA provides free safety and health assistance to employers, with the goal of preventing occupational injuries and illnesses. A variety of services are available, such as:

  • On-site visits
  • Partnership programs
  • Telephone support
  • Educational Outreach
  • High Hazard Employer Program
  • Educational materials

Learn more about Consultation Services

Cal/OSHA Regulations

Title 8 Index

The Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board maintains an index to all Cal/OSHA regulations.

Cal/OSHA Alliance Program

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The Alliance Program offers interested stakeholders the opportunity to enter into an Alliance agreement with Cal/OSHA to promote workplace safety and health.

Learn more about the Alliance Program.



August 2019

August 13, 2019 Cal/OSHA High Heat Advisory: Ensure Emergency Response Procedures for Outdoor Workers at Risk of Heat Illness Are Effective

July 2019

July 30, 2019 Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation to Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke in Effect
July 25, 2019 Cal/OSHA High Heat Advisory: Employers Must Provide Shade for Outdoor Workers
July 18, 2019 Standards Board Adopts Emergency Regulation to Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke
Employers must quickly adopt the new requirements in early August
July 11, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Two Employers for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Incident at San Francisco Airport

June 2019

June 19, 2019 Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Adopt Effective Procedures to Protect All Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness
June 17, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Solar Panel Installation Company for Willful Fall Protection Violation
June 5, 2019 Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness as Temperatures Rise Across the State

April 2019

April 30, 2019 DIR Offices in Santa Ana Move to New Location
April 26, 2019 DIR and Cal/OSHA Honor Workers’ Memorial Day
April 18, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Two Employers after Temporary Worker Fatally Crushed in Tehama County
April 16, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Los Angeles Food Manufacturer and Staffing Agency for Serious Accident that Caused Amputation of Worker’s Fingers
April 10, 2019 Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

March 2019

March 28, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Construction Company after Two Workers Hospitalized for Valley Fever
March 26, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Ceramic Material and Supply Company $250,000 for Willful Failure to Guard Machinery in Fatal Accident
March 21, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Contractor Following Accident that Crushed Worker

February 2019

February 26, 2019 Cal/OSHA Reminder to Employers: Electronically Submit Form 300A by March 2
February 20, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Contractors for Serious Safety Violations in San Francisco Twin Peaks Tunnel Fatality
February 13, 2019 Cal/OSHA Cites Pipe Installation Contractor for Fatal Trench Collapse in Daly City
February 6, 2019 Cal/OSHA Announces May 9 Advisory Committee Meeting to Evaluate Electronic Submission of Workplace Injury and Illness Records

January 2019

January 31, 2019 Cal/OSHA Reminder to Employers: Post Annual Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries Starting February 1