Tag Archives: workplace safety

New California Law Creates Narrow Rest Break Exemption at Petroleum Facilities

On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2605. This new law provides that unionized employees at petroleum facilities who hold safety-sensitive positions are exempt from the requirement that employees be relieved of all duties during rest periods. The bill went into effect immediately and will remain in effect until … Continue Reading

Complimentary Live Webinar! California Flu Preparation: How to Protect Workers and Comply with Cal/OSHA’s New ATD Standard

Originally posted on BLR.com. For more information and to register, click here and enter code “Speakfree” to register free-of-charge compliments of Jackson Lewis. Tuesday, November 24, 2015 1:30 to 3 p.m. Eastern/10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific  Flu season seems to come earlier these days. And, when it strikes, it lasts longer and is more … Continue Reading

Preventing Workplace Violence Incidents: Five Things You Can Do Today

California employers, is your workplace violence policy up to date? Are you taking all the measures you can to safeguard the workplace from a fatality connected to workplace violence? What follows is some information on high-risk industries, types of workplace violence, and preventative measures. Why is Workplace Violence Such a Big Issue? Statistics show that … Continue Reading