COVID Surge: Sonoma County Reporting Increase in Cases at JailSonoma County officials said Tuesday they’re looking to change policies for new intaking inmates, which will hopefully stem an increase in COVID-19 cases at the county's main jail.
COVID In Workplace: Cal OSHA Adopts Stricter Workplace COVID Pandemic Safety RulesCalifornia officials have approved new regulations requiring employers to implement safety measures aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, the latest state to adopt stricter rules.
Cal-OSHA Rejects Condom Requirement For Porn FilmsA California safety board rejected a condom requirement for porn films on Thursday.
SeaWorld Agrees To Stricter Safety Rules For Killer Whale TrainersSeaWorld has agreed on a settlement after allegations the marine park had failed to train workers to safely interact with its captive killer whales.
Kaiser Hospitals In Vallejo Fined $149,000 For Poor Used-Needle DisposalKaiser Foundation Hospitals in Vallejo was fined nearly $150,000 Thursday for poor upkeep of needle collection boxes that led to at least three custodial employees being stuck with needles.
Berkeley Theater's Marquee Unchanged For Months After CAL-OSHA Worker Walking By Spots Safety ViolationsA Berkeley movie theater in business for a century is stuck between a rock and a hard place after a CAL-OSHA worker noticed a theater worker changing the marquee without approved safety measures.
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.
Heat Advisory Issued As Bay Area Temperatures SoarThe 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.
Elevator Company Fined Following Worker Death At Levi’s Stadium In Santa ClaraState officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.
Worker Loses Arm In Meat Grinder At San Anselmo Andronico's MarketAn 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.
Cloverdale Sawmill Worker Killed In Machinery AccidentThe 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.
State Investigator Criticizes Feds On Facebook Over Richmond Refinery FireThe 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.
Site Of Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire Deemed HazardousStructural 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.
Six Flags Roller Coaster Remains Closed As Cal-OSHA InvestigatesThe 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 To Resume Investigation Into Menlo Park BlastCal_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.