With the passage of Senate Bill 198 (SB-198) by the California State Legislature, businesses large and small throughout California face a morass of rules and regulations. SB-198 requires that an Injury and Illness Prevention Program be maintained by every employer in California. If even one of the required components is missing or improperly implemented, you will be cited for noncompliance and fined. This book is a time-saving step-by-step guide to compliance, including components required to comply with Cal/OSHA standards. Topics addressed include: program establishment criteria, periodic workplace inspection, standards for compliance, required documentation, joint responsibility of contractors, management commitment, hazard identification, accident investigation, abatement procedures, safety meetings, liability potential and personnel training. Also included are the forms businesses need: Safety Meeting Minutes, Report of Potential Hazard, Hazard Investigation Form, Abatement Announcement, Employee’s Report of Accident, Supervisor’s Report of Accident and Program Activities Log.