Nicole Rice

Cal/OSHA to issue emergency regulation on reporting occupational injuries and illnesses

By Nicole Rice, Policy Director, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 22, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Cal/OSHA has announced it will issue emergency regulations to require the electronic submission of the Form 300A – the Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses. Manufacturers with 20 or more employees will be subject to this requirement. The action is necessary to bring California in compliance with federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requiremen ... » More
Michael Shaw

Utilities commission increases fees for non-utility electricity providers

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 22, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Recently, the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) unanimously approved a proposal, written by Commissioner Carla Peterman, that increases exit fees charged to Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs and direct access customers. The exit fees are intended to address the cost of physical infrastructure and electric generation contracts entered into to serve ratepayers in ... » More

Regulatory action on calculating exposures to reproductive toxicants proposed

By Dawn Koepke

Capitol Update, Oct. 22, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced last week proposed regulatory changes concerning the averaging of concentrations of reproductive toxicants in food products and determining the average use of a consumer product for purposes of calculating exposures to listed reproductive toxicants.  OEHHA argues Proposition 65 and its existing implementi ... » More
Michael Shaw

Final outcome of the Governor's pen

By Michael Shaw, VP, Government Relations

Capitol Update, Oct. 8, 2018 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

September 30th marked the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown’s final signing period where he had to decide the fate of hundreds of bills sent to him by the Legislature in August. Shortly after his office released the final update, Brown tweeted: "16 years — and nearly 20,000 bills — later, the desk is clear. #Eureka." In 2018, he signed 1,016 bills total a ... » More

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