Category Archives: Ask the Expert

03Oct 2017
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Ask the Expert-Safety Training Requirement

Question:  How often am I required to provide my employees with safety training? Answer:  It depends on which industry you work in. For example, if you are in the construction industry, you are required to conduct a safety tailgate meeting … Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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