Monthly Archives: March 2016


OSHA Updates Final Rule on Eye and Face Protection Standards

WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a final rule that updates requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals and construction. The final rule reflects current national consensus standards, and ensures that workers can use up-to-date eye and Read the full article…


SoCalGas: Brown Spots in Porter Ranch Gas Leak Do Not Pose a Health Risk

LOS ANGELES, CA  – Socal Gas has issued a news release stating that “sampling results reviewed by both a toxicologist and a medical expert suggest that the brown spots do not pose a health risk”. However, SoCalGas will continue to assess properties reported to have brown spots present and will Read the full article…


Cal-OSHA Investigating Fatal Crane Accident in West Hollywood 2

LOS ANGELES, CA – Cal-OSHA investigators were on the scene Tuesday, following an accident when a worker was killed after he was crushed between a construction crane and a trailer. Socal Edison media spokesman, Robert Villegas told SUN News that the contractor, Hill Crane, was working on a transmission project for Read the full article…


DC Metrorail System Shuts Down for Fire Safety Inspections

WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, WMATA, suspended all of its Metrorail service in the Washington, D.C., late last week, for emergency inspections, causing commuting nightmares for residents of the nation’s capital. Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld announced the move in a news release, with WMATA Read the full article…