21Nov 2017
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Drowsiness and Driving – A Dangerous Combination

In June of 2014, actor/comedian Tracy Morgan suffered serious injuries and a fellow passenger died, when a semi-truck struck their limousine on the New Jersey Turnpike. The truck driver had been awake for 28 hours straight prior to the accident. Investigators … Read more »

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14Nov 2017
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Prevent Fraud By Maintaining a Safe Workplace

It’s no secret that a safe working environment is as good for your business as it is for your employees. Fewer accidents and injuries mean fewer claims and lower workers’ comp premiums. But did you know that keeping your workplace … Read more »

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07Nov 2017
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Ask the Expert – Employee Accountability

Question:  How do I hold an employee accountable if they aren’t following safety procedures or policies? Answer:  Your written IIPP should have specific details regarding what your safety policies are as well as the disciplinary procedures you have implemented to … Read more »

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19Oct 2017
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Safety Training Can Be Hard. We Make it Easy.

Cal/OSHA requires every business to provide a safe and healthy workplace for its employees. One way to do this is to have regular safety meetings. If you’re in the construction industry you are required to provide a safety meeting every … Read more »

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