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Reporting Serious Injuries and Illnesses to Cal/OSHA

August 22, 2020

Cal/OSHA continues to issue citations at California K-12 public schools for failing to report “serious” injuries, illnesses, and fatalities immediately.  “Immediately” means reporting the incident to the nearest Cal/OSHA District Office as soon as possible but not longer than 8-hours after the employer has knowledge of the event or with diligent inquiry would have known of the serious…