Yes, California went farther than most other jurisdictions in terms of what
the law said could be subject to criminal prosecution. Anyone remember the
phrase "be a manager, go to jail"? That was in reference to the California
Peter Zavon, CIH
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I was taught that in California supervisors are liable for the safety
behavior of their reports. I had all our managers and supervisors take a
class whose main point was that fact. It got some of their attention.
Not mentioned in much of this and the changes since is the huge need to
document training, even if it is done one on one in front of a hood by a
more senior member of the lab. This is one of the issues in the case, i.e.
The absence of training records.
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