To address the Governor's concerns with current Cal/OSHA enforcement, his budget proposes additional Cal/OSHA positions. We recommend that the Legislature approve the requested level of new positions. However, we emphasize that targeting planned inspections to those business establishments with the highest likelihood of improved compliance is critical to using planned inspection resources cost-effectively, and recommend that DIR report at legislative hearings on ongoing efforts to improve inspection targeting.
[PDF] Analysis of the 1995-96 Budget Bill, Business and Labor ChapterPresentation Feb 29, 1984
[PDF] The Budget Request for CAL-OSHA