COVID: San Francisco Public Works Employees File Cal/OSHA Complaint Over Outbreak ConcernsLabor union officials representing San Francisco Department of Public Works employees said on Wednesday they're calling on the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health to investigate what they say are hazardous working conditions.
Cal/OSHA Cites Santa Rosa Police, Bay Area Hospitals, Care Facilities Over COVID ViolationsCal/OSHA has cited the Santa Rosa Police Department, along with several Bay Area hospitals and skilled nursing facilities for failing to protect employees from COVID-19, the agency announced Wednesday.
Cal/OSHA Order Sets New Virus Protections Following Oakland McDonald's Worker's TestimonyThursday saw some big wins for employees in California as the state made key rulings to step up safety precautions against COVID-19 in the workplace.
Six Bay Area Employers Cited By Cal/OSHA For COVID-19 Safety ViolationsCal/OSHA has cited six employers in the greater Bay Area for failing to adequately protect employees from the novel coronavirus, the agency said Friday.
Farm Workers Already Challenged By COVID Labor Through Heat And Wildfire SmokeThe recent heat wave and wildfire smoke have made for especially tough times for farm workers who were already struggling with COVID-19.
Oakland McDonald's Worker Alleges Attack By Customer Refusing To Wear MaskA worker at a McDonald's in Oakland has filed a complaint with Cal/OSHA alleging a customer at the drive-thru attacked her after she refused him service for not wearing a mask, as well as claiming prior incidents of worker abuse by customers and management's lack of concern for worker security.
Companies Cited After Workers Overcome By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In SFO CrawlspaceTwo employers have been cited by California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA, after two plumbers were poisoned by carbon monoxide at San Francisco International Airport.
Pipeline Company Fined $242K In Fatal Daly City Trench CollapseA Livermore-based business has been cited more than $242,000 for safety violations related to the death of a worker in the collapse of a trench in Daly City last July.
Workers Forced To Clean Needles, Feces At State Capitol ParkCalifornia safety inspectors have fined a state agency for failing to keep its groundskeepers safe while cleaning needles, feces and other trash from the park at the State Capitol in Sacramento.
2 Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For 2016 Forklift DeathTwo men connected to a San Francisco-based lumber supply company have been charged with involuntary manslaughter for the 2016 death of an employee who died after being crushed by a forklift, the city's District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Another Cal/OSHA Tesla Investigation After Factory Worker Breaks JawAs state officials investigate Tesla over safety at the Fremont factory, another investigation has been launched following an incident where a subcontractor suffered a broken jaw.
Cal/OSHA Reportedly Investigating Tesla Over Factory SafetyThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has reportedly launched an investigation into Tesla following a recent report about worker safety at the factory in Fremont.
Squaw Valley Fined For Death Of Ski Patroller On Avalanche ControlState officials have cited and fined Squaw Valley ski resort for violating two workplace safety codes following an investigation into a ski patroller's death.
Cal/OSHA, Chevron Reach Settlement Over 2012 Refinery FireChevron and the state Department of Occupational Safety and Health Monday announced a settlement that calls for equipment and safety upgrades worth around $20 million following a 2012 fire at the oil giant's Richmond refinery.
Building Supply Company Fined For Fatal SF Forklift AccidentA building supply company in San Francisco was fined more than $62,000 for multiple safety violations related to a forklift accident that killed a man in November.