The EIA Legislative Committee follows and takes positions on legislation in both the California State Senate and California State Assembly. This Committee focuses on legislation that impacts our members in the areas of workers’ compensation, liability, workplace safety/standards, and employee health benefits. At its monthly meetings, the committee receives updates from our lobbyists regarding the current legislative session. Members vote to propose amending, supporting or opposing legislation/regulations for the benefit of the membership. To see the list of bills the Committee is currently tracking check out the Bills of Interest.
The Cal-OSHA Reporter sends; a Daily News Digest with information from across the nation, a Friday Electronic Summary Version with California specific information as well as Flash Reports on time-sensitive news topics. Subscription to all three publications is free and can be done by filling out the “Free Flash Reports” orange box on the right-hand side of the website.
The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) is the standards-setting agency within Cal/OSHA. They must adopt standards at least as effective as federal OSHA standards and they also adopt California specific standards. This board meets once each month and interested parties can request to be added to the public mailing list for notification of public meetings and receipt of agendas by completing a request form.
OSHSB also has subject-matter advisory meetings on various topics such as Heat Illness Prevention in Indoor Places of Employment and Workplace Violence in General Industry. To get updates on these subjects, email the staff contact listed on the website and request to be included.
Please contact the Risk Control Department for additional information.