14Oct 2015
Lauren Mayfield

Avoid Injuries with Proper Office Ergonomics

When it comes to ergonomics there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all. We are all unique in size and shape. Think of ergonomics as the tailor who fits the clothing to our bodies. Unlike a poorly fitted suit, an ill-fitted … Read more »

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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 »

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10Feb 2013
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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 »

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09Feb 2013
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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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