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Cal injury, illness prevention rule
The California regulation, which became effective in 1991, includes the following provisions:
Identification of the person or persons responsible for the program
A system to ensure workers comply with safe work practices
A system of communicating with employees about occupational safety and health
Scheduled, periodic inspections to identify unsafe conditions and work practices and methods to correct them
Training and instruction to employees when the program is established and then to all new employees, employees with new job assignments, when new substances, processes, procedures or equipment create a new hazard or when the employer becomes aware of a new or previously unrecognized hazard
Small employers who are in non-high-hazard industries have less required documentation
California Department of Industrial Relations: http://1.usa.gov/h8q4FG