Cal/OSHA

A window washer falls 11 stories onto a moving car in downtown San Francisco on November 21, 2014. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA Faults Employer In Window Washer’s Fall In Downtown San Francisco

It was on November 21, 2014 when Pedro Perez lost his balance and fell from the building, landing on a moving car.

05/20/2015

Collapsed House

Contractor Says Collapsed Oakland House Was Accident Waiting To Happen, Inspectors Look For Violations

Cal/OSHA and city inspectors are investigating for potential violations by contractors after a North Oakland home collapsed Thursday, nearly crushing a person inside. A veteran contractor who examined this house told KPIX 5 that workers failed to brace the wall framing, which could have led to the collapse.

04/03/2015

Former porn industry workers protest in front of Cal/OSHA offices in Oakland, November 6, 2014.

Former Porn Industry Workers Protest In Oakland Over Condom Rules They Say Are Being Disregarded

Former porn stars are speaking out about a job risk they say is not being taken seriously, while some porn industry advocates say it’s much ado about nothing.

11/06/2014

(Photo courtesy of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798)

Cal-OSHA To Investigate San Francisco’s Hotel Renoir Fire For Next 6 Months

Cal-OSHA is investigating Monday’s fire at the former Renoir Hotel in San Francisco that injured eight construction workers from smoke inhalation.

08/06/2014

Site of construction worker death in San Jose (photo credit: Chris Filippi)

Worker Falls To His Death At San Jose Construction Site

A worker unloading sheet rock at a San Jose construction site fell to his death Wednesday afternoon according to police.

05/21/2014

The body of a worker is covered by a tarp at a construction site in San Mateo, May 20, 2014. (CBS)

Construction Worker Killed At San Mateo Bay Meadows Housing Development Site

A worker died in a fall at a residential construction site at the former Bay Meadows racetrack in San Mateo Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

05/20/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station, where two workers were killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were Killed

Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.

04/17/2014

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

SF Porn Company’s Condom Policy Prompts Fine By CalOSHA

A San Francisco porn company was fined for maintaining dangerous workplace conditions…

02/01/2014

(CBS)

Scaffolding Collapse Leaves 3 Hurt In San Francisco’s Twin Peaks

Two of three workers who fell this morning after scaffolding collapsed at a home in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood suffered life-threatening injuries, a fire department spokeswoman said.

01/24/2014

Levi's Stadium, 49ers, Santa Clara, construction

Elevator Company Fined Following Worker Death At Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara

State officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.

12/11/2013

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