Category Archives: Wellness

27Mar 2018
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Spring Forward With a New Issue of Safety News

Each year, Cal/OSHA issues more than 2,000 citations to employers for either not having an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) in place, or not using it properly. These citations can be quite expensive, but are also avoidable. You can … Read more »

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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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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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31Jul 2017
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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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