The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued its first heat advisory of the year, because temperatures are 15 to 25 degrees above normal across the state this week.
State officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.
An employee at Andronico’s Market in San Anselmo reportedly severed his right arm in a meat grinder while working at the store late Monday afternoon.
The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified the Cloverdale sawmill worker who died Wednesday when he became entangled in machinery as 43-year-old Raul Samano Lule of Ukiah.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said that despite some criticism, they are cooperating with state officials on investigating the fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
Structural engineers on Monday deemed the site of last week’s Chevron refinery fire in Richmond hazardous for human entry after looking at the failed pipe that leaked and sent a towering plume of black smoke into the sky.
The Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom remains closed Tuesday while the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health investigates why it stalled 150 feet above the ground Sunday.
Cal_OSHA investigators will be back on site at membrane Technology and Research on Tuesday as they try to figure out what caused a deadly explosion last week at the laboratory.
San Francisco prosecutors and Mexican authorities announced an agreement Monday they hope will improve workplace safety for immigrants in hazardous professions.
Two men were sentenced to prison terms Monday for their roles in the death of a roofer at a home in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood in 2008, District Attorney George Gascon said.