Monthly Archives: November 2017


CA’s Nonfatal Worker Injury, Illness Levels Remain Steady

Oakland, CA —The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has posted California’s 2016 occupational injury and illness data on employer-reported injuries. According to the estimates provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII), California’s overall incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses remains steady Read the full article…

American Society of Safety Engineers

Driver Fatigue Cause of Deadly 2016 Motorcoach Crash

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined the probable cause of a fatal 2016 collision between a motorcoach and tractor-trailer truck near Palm Springs, California, was the California Department of Transportation’s inadequate transportation management plan for stopping highway traffic near utility work, coupled with fatigue related to undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea Read the full article…