Inside OSHA

September 27, 2021

California Advances Worker-Safety Bills, Weakens Wildfire Smoke Measure

August 30, 2021 at 6:34 PM
California lawmakers are advancing several worker-safety bills supported by labor unions and opposed by employer groups ahead of a Sept. 10 deadline to pass legislation, including measures aimed at protecting warehouse employees and speeding new safety rules by exempting them from mandatory cost-impact analyses. But key provisions of the bills remain in flux as the Sept. 10 target nears, including a closely watched wildfire measure that state senators recently rewrote to remove provisions that would have authorized a California OSHA...

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