Advisory Meeting for Protection of Employees from Surgical Plume and Smoke

Nov 28, 2018

Cal/OSHA held its first Surgical Plume and Smoke Advisory Meeting on November 8, 2018 and has added additional meeting documents to its website at

All stakeholders are invited to submit written comments on the discussion draft presented at the advisory meeting by January 15, 2019 to

Please click on this link to view the document,

Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation on Injury and Illness Recording and Recordkeeping Will Require Certain Employer Action by December 31, 2018

Nov 06, 2018

Recently, Cal/OSHA published its Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action on Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, as required by Assembly Bill 2334, which was signed into law last month. The new law, which takes effect on January 1, 2019, amends state occupational safety and health law regarding injury and illness recordkeeping requirements. Under the emergency regulations, certain employers must submit their Cal/OSHA 300 logs by December 31, 2018.

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Participate in the Valley Coastal Chapter’s Future!

Jul 19, 2018

Share your thoughts with the Chapter Leadership and you may win 1 of 3 $25 gift cards. Past survey, suggestions added to our schedule include Cal OSHA Update, Facility Tours and CEU’s.  We look forward to your suggestions and input.

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The Executive Committee thanks you in advance for your support.

Review the Results of the 2016/17 Chapter Survey

Jul 10, 2017

The Valley Coastal Chapter Executive Board uses input from the survey to guide the selection of meeting topics as well as getting input on the day of the week and time of the day for our meetings. Review the results.

Establish a Safety Fund

Aug 19, 2015

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.