Contractors are required to comply with all local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding safety and the environment. Whenever there is a conflict between codes or regulations, the most stringent regulation is applied. Read MoreRead more about 17. What safety and environmental regulations are contractors required to comply with?
The DMT will use erosion controls on the site as well as use silt collection devices around storm drains to minimize impacts to rivers, streams and the aquifers. They are also taking measures such as wrapping the debris in trucks to minimize particles traveling from... Read MoreRead more about 15. How are the DMT protecting our rivers, streams and aquifers from contamination?
The State’s Debris Task Force’s safety professionals and contractor safety staff ensure work is complying with all OSHA, Cal/OSHA and state and federal EPA standards. Read MoreRead more about 16. Who ensures compliance with worker safety regulations?
The safety of the general public and workers is a priority during debris operations. To prevent safety hazards, the public is encouraged to stay away from areas where debris removal operations are underway. Exclusion zones will be established surrounding the current... Read MoreRead more about 14. Can residents be present during the cleanup of their personal property?
13. My house was destroyed in the fire. Can I go back onto my property to see if I can find any valuables or mementos?
Visiting your property will NOT jeopardize your claims for disaster assistance. Property owners who desire to search for possible salvageable items should do so with caution and with proper protective gear: eye protection, masks, gloves, long-sleeved shirts, and long... Read MoreRead more about 13. My house was destroyed in the fire. Can I go back onto my property to see if I can find any valuables or mementos?