Oakland—The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and Cal/OSHA are pleased to announce the latest release of the free “Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry.” This publication allows workers, employers and supervisors to quickly reference key safety requirements detailed in clear, concise terms.
“This guide is our most requested Cal/OSHA publication,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum. “It is indexed to help employers and employees easily find the latest safety requirements on many topics related to construction, such as airborne contaminants, blasting, fall protection, heavy equipment, and multi-employer worksites.”
Included in the new edition are regulatory updates in subjects that include (but are not limited to):
- Structure erection and construction – section 1710
- Forklifts – section 3650
- Hazard communication – section 5194
- Heat illness prevention – section 3395