Category Archives: Industrial Hygiene

21Sep 2017
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Protecting Your Workplace From the Flu Virus

We all know that getting a flu shot can help reduce the risk of getting the flu, but did you know it also can prevent the spread of the virus? And that can make a big difference in your workplace. Because, … 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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30Aug 2017
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A Fungus in the Fields—Valley Fever Cases On the Rise in Parts of California

Health officials urge employers to address Valley Fever in your IIPP. Back in the 1950s, Terry Noland released the song “There Was a Fungus Among Us.” You have to pronounce the “g” in “among” to get the true effect of … Read more »

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27Jul 2017
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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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