High Hazard Unit

The High Hazard Unit inspects employers with the highest incidence of preventable occupational injuries and illnesses and workers' compensation losses. Employers may also be selected and targeted by utilizing data sources such as, but not limited to, workers' compensation loss data, history of Cal/OSHA citations, and other data sources as provided in Labor Code section 6314.1.

High Hazard Industry List

The annual High Hazard Industry List is based on "days away, restricted or transferred" (DART) rates for private sector employers. Employers in high hazard industries may be subject to an inspection by High Hazard Unit.

2005 Report on the High Hazard Program

High Hazard targeted inspection and consultation programs – 2005 Report:

If you have questions about a particular inspection, contact:

High Hazard Unit - North

Tara Huffman, Acting District Manager
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1303, MS #40
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 622-3015
Fax: (510) 622-3025

High Hazard Unit - South

Emelinda Lim, Acting District Manager
2000 E. McFadden Ave., Suite 111
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone:(714) 567-7100
Fax:(714) 567-6074

Program Administration

Wende Carleson, Regional Manager
2000. E. McFadden Ave., Suite 204
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone:(714) 558-4415
Fax:(714) 558-4449

September 2018