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Regulatory Compliance

CVMA Guide to Cal/
OSHA Compliance


The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, protects workers from health and safety hazards on the job in almost every workplace in California through its research and standards, enforcement, and consultation programs. Cal/OSHA is a division of the California Department of Industrial Relations and houses several branches, including inspections/enforcement and consultation. Employers are required to comply with all OSHA laws and regulations which include a written safety plan, workplace postings and employee handouts, and an active an ongoing workplace safety program that includes routine workplace inspections, training, and a system to address workplace hazards.


Cal/OSHA Form 300A Reporting Requirements

Cal/OSHA Requirements for Veterinary Practices

California Dept of Industrial Relations (DIR) Agency Profile

Frequent OSHA Inspection Findings

Isoflurane Safety

OSHA Code of Safe Practices

Safety Data Sheet and Labeling Standards Implementation