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Cal/OSHA safety engineers at work.

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 Service

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
  • More about Consultation Services

Cal/OSHA Regulations

Title 8 Index

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




What's New



2018

September 2018

September 20, 2018 Cal/OSHA Issues Citations for Fatal Waste Collection Truck Accident

August 2018

August 16, 2018 Cal/OSHA Issues Citations to Outdoor Advertising Company for Billboard Electric Shock Accident

July 2018

July 23, 2018 Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers as Temperatures Rise across the State
July 16, 2018 Cal/OSHA Produces Fact Sheet, Poster for Preventing Work-Related Injuries to Housekeeping Workers
July 10, 2018 Cal/OSHA Cites Marine Cargo Handling Company for Fatal Forklift Accident at Port of San Diego
July 5, 2018 Cal/OSHA High Heat Advisory for Employers with Outdoor Workers in Central and Southern California
July 5, 2018 Cal/OSHA Issues Advisory for Worker Safety in Wildfire Regions

June 2018

June 21, 2018 Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness as Temperatures Rise Statewide

May 2018

May 8, 2018 Cal/OSHA High Heat Advisory for Employers with Outdoor Workers in Southern California

April 2018

April 27, 2018 DIR Honors Workers’ Memorial Day
April 13, 2018 Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness
April 5, 2018 Cal/OSHA Cites Roofing Contractor for Repeat Fall Hazard Violations

March 2018

March 13, 2018 California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation to Protect Hotel Housekeepers from Injury
March 7, 2018 Cal/OSHA Fines Foundry over $280,000 for Confined Space Accident

February 2018

February 5, 2018 Cal/OSHA Cites Tree Trimming Company after Brush Chipper Fatality

January 2018

January 31, 2018 Cal/OSHA Reminder to Employers: Post Annual Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries
January 4, 2018 Cal/OSHA Issues Citations Following Fatal Bee Attack on Tree Worker