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August 18, 2022

Employers Detail Objections To Draft Cal/OSHA Workplace Violence Rule

August 5, 2022 at 4:21 PM
Two groups representing employers and industry are laying out detailed objections to California OSHA’s (Cal/OSHA) proposed workplace violence standard for “all industries,” including over a perceived lack of input from law enforcement, incident-logging requirements, employee privacy, enforcement and definitions of key terms -- including violence. “Generally speaking, we have concerns regarding treating non-physical acts as ‘violence,’” read July 18 comments to Cal/OSHA from a coalition of industry groups led by the California Chamber of Commerce. “Both criminal and tort law...

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