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.
Injured Worker Rescued From Trench At San Ramon Job SiteAn injured worker was rescued after falling into an eight-foot trench at a job site in San Ramon Wednesday morning, according to police.
Cal/OSHA Finds Great America At Fault For Roller Coaster Accident, Slaps With $70K FineA state agency says the owner and operator of California's Great America theme park is at fault after a mechanic was seriously injured in a June roller coaster accident.
Cal/OSHA Fines Great America Park Operator More Than $70K For June AccidentThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health announced Monday a $70,200 citation for an accident that critically injured a mechanic in June at the California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara.
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.