By Joshua M. HendersonIlana R. Morady, Brent I. Clark, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis:  On March 9, 2018, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the new regulation that will require hotels and other lodging establishments (such as resorts and bed and breakfast inns) to implement new requirements to

By Joshua M. Henderson

Seyfarth Synopsis:  This past week, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board approved a new regulation that will require hotels and other lodging establishments (such as resorts and bed and breakfast inns) to implement new requirements to protect employees who perform housekeeping tasks from any “musculoskeletal injury.”

This new regulation–“Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal

By Brent I. Clark, Meagan Newman, and Ilana R. Morady

This week we are attending the ABA Occupational Safety and Health Law Meeting in Tucson, Arizona.  The Agency, the Review Commission, and the Solicitor’s Office all have numerous representatives here.  This morning, Tom Galassi, OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP) spoke about key issues

By James L. Curtis, Meagan Newman, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), together with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), recently proposed a new policy for addressing flight attendant workplace safety. While FAA aviation safety regulations ordinarily take precedence, the FAA is proposing that OSHA enforce certain occupational safety