18Apr 2017

Ask the Expert – Storage and Maintenance of Respirators

Question: I own an auto body shop. After each work day I do a walk-through of my facility. During these walks I usually find respirators and face pieces lying around in the shop where the paint work was performed. I’m … Read more »

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12Apr 2017
Lauren Mayfield

Distracted Driving is Getting Worse, Not Better

It’s estimated that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016 due to distracted driving. That makes 2016 the deadliest year on the road since 2007.  Last year saw a 6% increase over 2015 and a 14% … Read more »

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04Apr 2017
Lauren Mayfield

Prevent the Number One Injury in the Workplace

And help reduce your workers’ compensation costs at the same time. At State Fund, we insure all types of businesses in all areas of the state—from construction and agriculture in Eureka, to retail and restaurants in San Diego—and everything in … Read more »

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28Mar 2017
Lauren Mayfield

Roofing Crew’s Close Call

The importance of communication on the job site While conducting a safety inspection, I witnessed a hazardous situation unfold on the roof across the street. I noticed a five-man roofing crew re-roofing an old inn across the street. The team … Read more »

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