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April 28, 2017
California’s hot season is almost here, and Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect workers against the state’s searing summer heat.

April 27, 2017
California’s workplace fatality rates are low, compared to the rest of the nation: just 2.2 workers per 100,000, each year, compared to 3.4 per 100,000 nationally. But a new report from the AFL-CIO, “Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, 2017,” shows that California is leading the nation in at least one grim statistic: Latino worker deaths.

April 27, 2017
Why did OSHA take the unusual step of citing two contractors as a single employer? What should you know about this enforcement action? Learn more here.

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April 12, 2017 (Final Rule) - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has amended the civil penalties listed in its regulations to ensure that the civil penalties assessed or enforced by the Agency reflect the statutorily mandated ranges as adjusted for inflation.

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Dog bites, an all too well-known job hazard of our postal workers, increased in 2016. Which of the following is NOT on the list of the top five cities for letter carrier dog attacks in 2016?
• Los Angeles
• Cleveland
• Chicago
• Louisville
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