August Forum

Cal/OSHA’s Top 25 – The Cal/OSHA Regulations Most Frequently Violated in 2016

It’s time to learn from other’s mistakes! At the August Safety Forum, we will be discussing the Top 25 regulations that are cited by Cal/OSHA. Find out what is being violated most often, what the underlying issues are that are causing these to top the list, and what we can do as safety professionals to make sure we don’t go down the same path.


Paul Burnett

Safety Program Administrator

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Paul is an occupational health and safety expert, trainer and consultant, employed as Safety Program Administrator at the Santa Clara Valley Water District in San Jose, CA, since 2003. For those interested in safety, Paul developed a safety links web page(starting in 1996!) that lists safety, health, and environmental information resources on the internet. You can see that here.

Among his extensive experiences are:

  • Preparing and conducting training, following needs analysis and discussions with involved parties
  • Conducting inspections and audits for compliance with Cal/OSHA (and OSHA) regulations (partially based on my five years as a Federal Occupational Safety and Health Inspector), and with other standards.
  • Preparing detailed reports on inspection and audit findings, including specific violations and remediation program elements
  • Developing Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (IIPPs) in compliance with (California’s) SB 198, as implemented in 8 CCR 3203, as well as developing all the subsidiary programs as required, such as Hazard Communication, Confined Space, etc.

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  •  August 3, 2017
     8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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  •  August 3, 2017
     8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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