Cal/OSHA Guidance for Construction Employers

Construction employers must comply with Cal/OSHA regulations found in the following subchapters of California Code of Regulations, title 8, chapter 4: subchapter 4 (Construction Safety Orders); subchapter 5 (Electrical Safety Orders); and subchapter 7 (General Industry Safety Orders). The table below allows employers and employees to access specific regulations from these subchapters, as well as useful guidance materials, posters, and other resources.

Employers are required to comply with all Cal/OSHA regulations that apply to their operations, even if not listed below. The list is meant to assist construction employers and does not detail all Cal/OSHA requirements.

Cal/OSHA Regulation Guidance Materials, Posters, and Other Resources
Access to work levels
Administrative   Requirements
Documents on site
On Site Hazard Warnings and Postings
Recordkeeping
Reports and Notifications
Project, Annual and Operating Permit
Certifications
Registration and Licensing
Aerial Devices and Elevating Work Platform
Airborne Contaminants
Air Compressors
Asbestos
Blasting (Abrasives/Sand)
Device Blasting (Explosives) - - -
Carcinogens
Code of Safe Practices - - -
Competent Person - - -
Concrete Construction
Confined Spaces
Corrosive Liquids - - -
Cranes
Demolition - - -
Electrical
Elevators, Lifts, and Hoists - - -
Emergency Medical Services - - -
Engine Exhaust Emission
Erection and Construction - - -
Ergonomics in Construction
Excavation, Trenches, and Earthwork - - -
Explosion Hazards - - -
Fall Protection
Fire Protection and Prevention - - -
First Aid - - -
Flaggers
Flammable and Combustible Liquids - - -
Forklifts - - -
Forms, Falsework, and Vertical Shoring - - -
Guardrails - - -
Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM)
Heat Illness Prevention
Heavy Construction Equipment - - -
Hot Pipes and Surfaces - - -
Housekeeping/Site Cleaning - - -
Injury and Illness Prevention Program
Injuries and Illnesses Reporting and Recording
Ladders
Laser Equipment - - -
Lead
Lighting - - -
Lock-out/Block-out Procedures
Machine Guarding
Multi-employer Worksites
Noise
Personal Protective Equipment
Pile Driving - - -
Pressurized Worksites - - -
Qualified Person - - -
Ramps and Runways - - -
Respirators
Roofing Operations
Scaffolds
Silica Dust
Stairways - - -
Temporary Agencies
Toeboards - - -
Toilets/Washing Facilities/Sanitation
Tools and Equipment
Traffic Control
Training and Tailgate Meetings
Tunnels and Tunneling - - -
Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work
Wood Preservative Chemicals - - -
Work Over or Near Water - - -

Additional Resources

 

May 2018