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Cal/OSHA issues report on heat-illness crackdown

Oakland, CA – The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s heat illness prevention Special Emphasis Program led to 3,575 inspections in 2014 – about one-third of which resulted in heat-related citations – the agency has announced.
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MIOSHA focuses LEP on wholesaler industry

Lansing, MI – Michigan OSHA will conduct targeted inspections in the wholesale, non-durable goods industry this year in an effort to lower the business sector’s higher-than-average injury and illness rate.
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Juliann Sum becomes new Cal/OSHA chief

Sacramento, CA – Juliann Sum has been named chief of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) made the appointment on Dec. 3.
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Utah to launch amputation prevention initiative

Salt Lake City – Under a new Local Emphasis Program beginning Nov. 1, Utah OSHA will closely examine establishments in industries that use equipment or machinery – such as conveyors, drills or saws – known to cause amputations.
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