Division of Occupational Safety and Health News

California Sweep Leads to Citations for Underground Operators

A multi-agency task force consisting of more than 100 detectives and investigators focused on curbing California’s underground economy conducted a sweep across major metropolitan areas statewide issuing more than 60 citations for various violations and six work stop-orders, according to …

California Officials Probe Another Farmworker Death

California workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a second farmworker as possibly heat-related. The state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health said on Monday that a 37-year-old farmworker was checking irrigation equipment in a lemon orchard near the …