31Jul 2017
James Kilpatrick

Heat Stress: Personal Lessons From a Loss Prevention Engineer

If you think you’re immune to heat stress, you might want to give that a little more thought. I, as a Loss Prevention Engineer, felt that way and paid the price one Saturday afternoon about six years ago. It was … Read more »

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27Jul 2017
Lauren Mayfield

Keeping Your Machine Shop Safe – A Visual Guide

If an employee can get his/her hands into the operation of a machine—where the actual cutting, shaping, boring, or forming of material takes place—that machine isn’t guarded well enough. Hundreds of people are injured or killed each year working around … Read more »

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14Jul 2017
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Ask the Expert – Maintaining Safe Noise Levels at Your Workplace

Question:  What is noise exposure? Is there a Cal/OSHA regulation regarding noise exposure? Answer:  Noise exposure is a combination of sound levels (expressed in decibels) and the length of time a person is exposed to those sound levels. Exposure to … Read more »

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27Jun 2017
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Ask the Expert – When Employees Bring Tools to the Construction Site

Question:  I own a construction company. My employees often bring their own tools to use at work and I’m wondering if I’m responsible for ensuring that their personal tools are safe and Cal/OSHA compliant. I try to provide my employees … Read more »

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