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Cal/OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training

Cannabis Industry Hazards & Safety Training The cannabis industry, just like any industry, must be regulated for the safety of its workers. And while job growth prospects for California look promising, the cannabis industry is still relatively new and is constantly evolving. At the center of these industry changes, three (3) licensing authorities are responsible for

Protect Privacy of Cannabis Industry Workers

New Final OSHA Workplace Establishment Rules To protect worker privacy, the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (or OSHA) has issued a final rule that eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300 (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) and OSHA

Dispensary Managers: Deliver Safety Message

Deliver a Dispensary Safety and Health Message Dispensary management leadership is a demonstrated commitment at the highest levels of a cannabis dispensary to safety and health. It means that business owners, executives, managers, and supervisors make safety and health a core organizational value, establish goals, provide resources, and set a good example. Because dispensary managers

Cal/OSHA Declines Marijuana-Specific Regulations

Not Required: Cal/OSHA Marijuana Safety Regulations California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board met and decided that workplace hazards in the marijuana industry are adequately addressed by existing Title 8 regulations and that no new industry-specific regulations will be made at this time. Cal/OSHA held an advisory meeting to give the public

OSHA & Post-Accident Drug Testing

OSHA: When Post-Accident Drug Testing Is Permitted The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has clarified its position that post-accident drug testing is not prohibited under the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule. The agency said many employers that conduct post-incident drug testing likely do so to promote workplace safety and health. Action

Top OSHA Infractions in the Cannabis Industry

OSHA is Becoming Active in the Cannabis Industry The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is becoming active here in Denver, Colorado and has plans to inspect even more marijuana businesses. Even though marijuana businesses may not be federally supported, owners still must adhere to and comply with all federal laws and regulations for protecting

Cannabis Dispensary Walkarounds for Managers

Safety in Your Cannabis Dispensary Workplace This provides guidance to help dispensary managers and cannabis business owners identify hazards in the dispensary workplace and communicate with workers about hazards in their jobs, by conducting safety walkarounds. There are at least two reasons why dispensary managers and owners should periodically conduct workplace inspections themselves. First, inspections demonstrate

OSHA Training Program Requirements

OSHA’s Training for Cannabis Industry Workers As the cannabis industry becomes more mainstream, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) will be making sure that cannabis business employers are creating safe workplaces, just as any other industry. And while cannabis businesses don’t appear to be high risk in safety, they are a novelty and there are