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> From: Robert Alaimo
> Date: May 8, 2009 11:55:50 AM EDT (CA)
> Subje ct: Re: [DCHAS-L] UCLA Incident - OSHA Lab Standard
& gt; The OHSA LabStandard does apply to the "Laboratory Employees" of
&g t; colleges, not the students. This Lab was likely covered by the CalOHSA < BR>> equivalent of the Lab Standard.
> Bob Alaimo
> From: "Ben Ruekberg"
> Date: May 8, 2009 11:46:21 AM EDT (CA)
> Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] CalOSHA & UCLA
> Carl Zipfel's assessment aside, all too often "What the law does not
> require, logic will n ot inspire."
> From: "Debbie M. Decker"
> Date: May 8, 2009 1:02:39 PM EDT (CA)
&g t; To: chas list
> Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] UCLA Incident - OSHA Lab Standard
> Cal/OSHA has incor porated the Federal Lab Standard, essentially word
> for word, into the California OSHA code. In the UCLA citation, the
> Lab Standard w as one of the regulations for which they were cited.
> Cali fornia also has the Injury and Illness Prevention Program,
> requiri ng employers to provide safety information to their employees,
> etc . etc. Many more workplaces are cited under IIPP than under the
> La b Standard. It=E2=80=99s frustrating that regulation isn=E2=80=99t used to
> better effect.
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> From: kauletta**At_Symbol_Here**notes.cc.su nysb.edu
> Date: May 8, 2009 11:15:52 AM EDT (CA)
> Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] UCLA Incident - OSHA Lab Standard
> The fed O SHA regulations apply to private employers & federal
> workplace s. Our univ. is a state university, but most of our lab
> workers ar e paid not as state employees, but as "research foundation"
> employ ees. RF is a private entity & OSHA applies. We also have NYS
> P ESH to cover the state workers & PESH has adopted the fed regs.
> Kim Auletta
> Lab Safety Specialist
> EH&S Z =6200
> Stony Brook University
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> EH&S Web site: http://www.stonybrook. edu/ehs/lab/
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