Tag Archives: safer workplace

03Oct 2017
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Ask the Expert-Safety Training Requirement

Question:  How often am I required to provide my employees with safety training? Answer:  It depends on which industry you work in. For example, if you are in the construction industry, you are required to conduct a safety tailgate meeting … 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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14Mar 2017
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Walk like a Penguin – Good Advice to Avoid Slips and Falls

We’ve talked about safe winter driving, but do you know about safe winter walking? During the last five years of drought we didn’t experience much winter weather at all. But this year we’ve seen tons of it. In fact, California … Read more »

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