Cal/OSHA is reminding all covered California employers to post their 2022 annual summary of work-related injuries and illnesses, including those related to COVID-19, in a visible and easily accessible area at every worksite.  

The Form 300A summary must be posted each year from February 1 through April 30.  

Covered employers are those meeting the following requirements:  

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently published its final rule adjusting civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department for any Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations associated with a workplace safety and health inspections. The DOL is required by law to annually adjust its civil penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15th of each year.

The new penalty assessments went into effect January 16, 2023. The minimum and maximum amounts are as follows:

With the recent onset of unprecedented rainstorms, with yet another major front moving in this week and next week, planting and harvesting activities will be severely constrained.

Below are a few important recommendations to consider before engaging in agricultural operations due to excessive rain or flooding in your fields.

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