State Fund Safety Blog

State Fund plays a vital role in helping to make workplaces safe. The State Fund Safety Blog features workplace safety tips, best practices, and commentary by industry experts about the latest information on Cal/OSHA regulations, workplace compliance, and industry trends.

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01Oct 2015
Lauren Mayfield

Don’t Let the Cooler Weather Fool You

Autumn is officially here, which means it’s time to get excited about football, tailgate parties, and cooler temperatures. Well, two out of three isn’t bad. That’s because although we’re looking forward to cooler temperatures right now in Northern California (and … Read more »

10Feb 2013
Len Welsh

Taking Charge or Putting Someone in Charge: The First Step in Creating Your IIPP

Developing and implementing an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) can seem like an overwhelming task — particularly for a small business owner, but it doesn’t have to be. In my last post, I wrote the following summary describing what an IIPP is, and now I’ll address the next step to creating your IIPP. Read more »

09Feb 2013
Len Welsh

Creating an Illness and Injury Prevention Program on a Dime

I think it’s fair to say that employers and employees value workplace safety and are willing to do what they reasonably can to avoid workplace accidents and work-related illnesses. Yet most of the supervisors and managers I know who have had an accident occur on their watch have found in hindsight that they could have done more to prevent it.
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