Category Archives: Workplace Safety

16Oct 2015

Don’t Contribute to the Top Cal/OSHA Violations

Are you a list person? Perhaps you have a daily checklist at home or work. Maybe you enjoy reading lists that interest you such as The Best Places to Live or The World’s Billionaires. It’s great to be included on … Read more »

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14Oct 2015

Avoid Injuries with Proper Office Ergonomics

When it comes to ergonomics there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all. We are all unique in size and shape. Think of ergonomics as the tailor who fits the clothing to our bodies. Unlike a poorly fitted suit, an ill-fitted … Read more »

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10Feb 2013

Taking Charge or Putting Someone in Charge: The First Step in Creating Your IIPP

Developing and implementing an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) can seem like an overwhelming task — particularly for a small business owner, but it doesn’t have to be. In my last post, I wrote the following summary describing what an IIPP is, and now I’ll address the next step to creating your IIPP. Read more »

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09Feb 2013

Creating an Illness and Injury Prevention Program on a Dime

I think it’s fair to say that employers and employees value workplace safety and are willing to do what they reasonably can to avoid workplace accidents and work-related illnesses. Yet most of the supervisors and managers I know who have had an accident occur on their watch have found in hindsight that they could have done more to prevent it.
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