The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) cited a marijuana producer for a workplace explosion in which an employee suffered burns. As the marijuana industry takes hold in states allowing recreational marijuana use, state agencies are taking steps to ensure compliance with worker safety and health standards.
Committees that focus on safety and health improvement, ergonomics, incident investigation, or other specific goals are common in businesses of all sizes. Labor/management safety committees aren’t mandated in California, but many employers use them to comply with the communication requirements of the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) standard in General Industry Safety Orders Section […]
By Bridget Miller While OSHA is practically a household word, not everyone knows how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is administered or what powers it has. Let’s take a look.