Tag Archives: illness prevention

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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06Sep 2016
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Happy N95 Day!

There’s a good chance you’re not yet familiar with this national “holiday”, but if you require respiratory protection in the workplace, it’s time to find out what it’s all about. “N95 Day” was created by The National Institute for Occupational … Read more »

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16Aug 2016
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The Heat Is on – so Is the Risk for Food Contamination

Keep food safe during the hot summer months. While businesses turn their focus to heat illness prevention during the hot summer months, it’s also important—especially in the agricultural industry—to focus on field sanitation and worker safety. Bacteria and other microbial … Read more »

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09Feb 2013
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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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