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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05Sep 2017
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Ask the Expert – Workplace Injury Reporting

Question: One of my employees had an accident at work and was severely injured. He was hospitalized for more than one day. Am I required to report this workplace injury to Cal/OSHA or will my claims adjuster do this? Answer:  … Read more »

30Aug 2017
Lauren Mayfield

A Fungus in the Fields—Valley Fever Cases On the Rise in Parts of California

Health officials urge employers to address Valley Fever in your IIPP. Back in the 1950s, Terry Noland released the song “There Was a Fungus Among Us.” You have to pronounce the “g” in “among” to get the true effect of … Read more »

08Aug 2017
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Ask the Expert – IIPP Required for All Employers: Big and Small

Question:  I only have two employees. Am I required to implement a written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)? Answer: Yes, Cal/OSHA requires every California employer to establish and implement an effective, written IIPP (fully put into practice) that involves … Read more »