California Occupational Safety & Health Administration ( Cal/OSHA )

The Department of Industrial Relations was established to improve working conditions for California's wage earners, and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California.

IECA supports the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, protects workers and the public from safety hazards through its Cal/OSHA, elevator, amusement ride, aerial tramway, ski lift and pressure vessel programs, and provides consultative assistance to employers. The IECA of Southern California cannot stress enough the importance of safety training and keeping abreast of resources available for that training for you and your staff and coworkers; The Cal/OSHA website (see link below) is recommended very highly to our members as a major resource for information and help - Use it often and make it a 'favorite' in on your web browser.

Cal/OSHA Consultation Services

  • Cal/OSHA Consultation Services provides assistance to employers and workers about workplace safety and health issues through on-site assistance, high hazard consultation and special emphasis programs, and develops educational materials on workplace safety and health topics.

    Provides workplace safety and health assistance to employers and workers through on-site assistance and special emphasis programs, and publishes a wide variety of educational materials on workplace safety and health topics.
  • Consultative assistance is provided to employers through on-site visits, telephone support, publications, eTools and educational outreach. All services provided by Cal/OSHA Consultation are provided free of charge to California employers.

    View a Video about Consultation on-line! A transcript of the video is also provided.
  • If you are an employer who wishes to obtain assistance from Cal/OSHA Consultation, or want to learn more about what services are available, you can do so by calling the toll-free assistance number, 1(800)963-9424. If you want to arrange an on-site visit or obtain technical information, you can contact the Cal/OSHA Consultation area office nearest your workplace or you can email us at

High Hazard Consultation Program

  • The high hazard consultation program offers assistance to employers with experience modification rates of 125% or more through it's high hazard consultation program. To learn more about the high hazard consultation program, contact the Cal/OSHA Consultation area office nearest your workplace.

Safety & Health Partnership Programs

  • California has developed several programs that rely on industry, labor, and government to work as partners in encouraging and recognizing workplace safety and health programs that effectively prevent and control injuries and illnesses to workers. These partnership programs include the Voluntary Protection Program, Golden State, SHARP, Golden Gate, and special alliances formed between industry, labor, and OSHA.

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)