Daily Archives: March 4, 2016


SoCalGas Commitment to Accelerate Inspections at Aliso Cyn. 8

LOS ANGELES- SoCalGas has announced in a press release important progress on its commitment to accelerate the inspection of storage wells at Aliso Canyon. The company recently began monitoring each well at the Aliso Canyon storage facility using infrared technology that can detect leaks. In addition, new, daily measurements and Read the full article…

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Whistleblower Investigation Process Clarified in Updated OSHA Manual

OSHA has updated its Whistleblower Investigation Manual* to help employers, workers and their representatives understand the investigative process and how to request documents from OSHA during and after an investigation. The new material affirms that the standard for all whistleblower investigations is whether there is “reasonable cause to believe” that a violation Read the full article…


NIOSH Report: Wearable Exoskeletons to Reduce Physical Load at Work

A new NIOSH report shows that from the standpoint of workplace health and safety, wearable exoskeleton devices may be beneficial in reducing musculoskeletal loads that are not otherwise abated by engineering process change. Robotic-like suits which provide powered assist and increase human strength may conjure thoughts of sci-fi and superhero Read the full article…