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New Year & New California Safety Laws

So the first working day of 2011 sees California introduce a new set of workplace safety laws. The state’s worker safety agency - Cal/OSHA – will now find it easier to investigate safety violations that occur in California workplaces following a revision to its labor code laws. Susan Kemp, a labor law attorney for the California Chamber of Commerce, describes how the new laws will work. She says the boost to Cal/OSHA’s enforcement powers applies mainly to businesses that own and operate heavy Read more [...]