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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19Nov 2015
Lauren Mayfield

The Top Three Causes of Injury in the Workplace

It’s almost Thanksgiving and, like you, I’m already looking forward to family, great food…and workplace safety. No, that wasn’t a typo…as a safety professional, I’m really thinking about workplace safety, especially those industries that are particularly hazardous places to work … Read more »

12Nov 2015
Lauren Mayfield

Register for a Free IIPP Seminar

Our last blog provided free Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) resources for businesses. An IIPP seminar is a hands-on way to help you develop an effective IIPP. State Fund cosponsors free IIPP seminars tailored for different industries. These seminars … Read more »

03Nov 2015
Lauren Mayfield

How to Create a Successful IIPP

In 2013, nearly 3.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses occurred in the U.S., according to the latest available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That means, when averaged out, more than 7 workplace injuries occur every minute … Read more »