OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Merced CA
The State of California, under an agreement with Federal OSHA, operates an approved State Plan OSHA Program, commonly known as Cal-OSHA, so that agency primarily regulates OSHA training in Merced CA. Initial approval of the California State Plan was published on May 1, 1973, and certification for completing all developmental steps was received on August 19, 1977. That is why most, but not all, employers in Merced California must comply with Cal/OSHA safety orders requiring employee training.
Employers in need of Federal or Cal/OSHA Training in Merced CA can get the training for their employees from OSHA Training Services Inc., because they offer on site training classes on all key OSHA and Cal-OSHA topics and titles. Click or tap the “request a proposal” link on this page to get information about an on site OSHA training class conducted for your group by OSHA Training Services Inc.
CA State OSHA Training Regulations and Standards
Health and safety standards in the State of California are significantly different than those of Federal OSHA. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is a standard setting agency within the Cal-OSHA program, which includes development and maintenance of standards for certain areas not covered by federal standards or enforcement. These latter standards apply to elevators, aerial passenger tramways, amusement rides, pressure vessels, and mine safety training.
Cal-OSHA health and safety standards (also known as safety orders under Title 8) are available on the California DOL website.
The California State Plan applies to all public and private sector places of employment in Merced CA and the rest of the state, with the exception of Federal employees, the United States Postal Service (USPS), private sector employers on Native American lands, maritime activities on the navigable waterways of the United States, private contractors working on land designated as exclusive Federal jurisdiction, and employers that require Federal security clearances.
California OSHA Information
The Department of Industrial Relations administers the California Occupational Safety and Health Program, commonly referred to as Cal-OSHA. The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) oversees enforcement and consultation. There are several Cal-OSHA offices located throughout the state.
Individual District Offices can be located by accessing the Cal-OSHA Enforcement Unit contact page on the Cal/OSHA website. The District Offices for Merced and the rest of Central California are:
Cal-OSHA District Office – Fresno
2550 Mariposa Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Cal-OSHA District Office – Modesto
4206 Technology Drive
Modesto, CA 95356
Federal OSHA’s National Emergency Hotline telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA.
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Disclaimer: This information was obtained from the Federal OSHA website. OSHA Training Services Inc. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up to date, but changes in state law and procedures affecting the information on this page are beyond our control. Contact Cal-OSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Merced CA.