Tag Archives: injury prevention

18Oct 2017
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The Earth Quakes and the Building Shakes. Where is the Safest Place to Go?

Hint: it’s not the doorway. For years we were told to stand in a doorway during an earthquake, but that’s not the right answer. What about running outside? That’s not right either. With California experiencing on average 50 earthquakes measuring … 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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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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08Dec 2016
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Tis the Season to Be Safe and Jolly

Falling off a ladder or tripping over an extension cord can result in injury at any time during the year—but even more so around the holidays. That’s because more people will be climbing ladders and running extension cords to deck … Read more »

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