In California every employer is required by law (Labor Code Section) to provide a safe and healthful workplace for his/her employees. Title 8 (T8), of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), requires every California employer to have an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program in writing that must be in accord with T8 CCR Section 3203 of the General Industry Safety Orders. Additional requirements in the following T8 CCR Safety Order Sections address specific industries:
Construction – Section 1509;
Petroleum – Sections 6507, 6508, 6509, 6760, 6761, 6762;
Ship Building, Ship Repairing, Ship Breaking – Section 8350; and
Tunnels – Section 8406.
For your convenience Section 3203 (General Industry) and Section 1509 (Construction) are reproduced here.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, “Cal/OSHA Injury & Illness Prevention Program” https://www.dir.ca.gov/ website. Accessed February 10, 2016. https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/IIPP.html#4
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