COEH In the News, Occupational Health, safety and health, Safety Spotlight

COEH Builds Bridges: Four Decades of Progress in the California Workplace

COEH’s upcoming Lela Morris and UC Davis Symposium is featured in April’s Safety Spotlight

The April edition of the Safety Spotlight focuses on Field Research Safety. You can access the current newsletter here (as well as older editions): http://www.ucop.edu/environment-health-safety/resources/safety-spotlight.html.

 

Department of Industrial Relations, safety and health

California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation to Protect Hotel Housekeepers from Injury

California’s Department of Industrial Relations reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB)  adopted the proposed standard on January 18 after six years of staff research and analysis and participation by the public through meetings, hearings and submission of comments. The standard will be added to Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations as section 3345, Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention.