Tag Archives: workplace safety

16May 2017
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It’s Déjà vu All Over Again – How History Can Inspire Preparedness

Here comes the sun–and the aftermath from an extremely wet winter! Recently, we talked about record breaking amounts of rain in California, floods, and landslides that we’ve already experienced. All that wet weather also brought record amounts of snow and … Read more »

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09May 2017
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Ask the Expert – Indoor Heat Illness Prevention

Question:  I work in a foundry building, with no air-conditioning. It gets very hot in the summertime (the temperature often exceeds 90 degrees). I know there’s a Cal/OSHA heat illness prevention regulation for outdoor workplaces such as construction sites and … Read more »

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18Apr 2017
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Ask the Expert – Storage and Maintenance of Respirators

Question: I own an auto body shop. After each work day I do a walk-through of my facility. During these walks I usually find respirators and face pieces lying around in the shop where the paint work was performed. I’m … Read more »

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12Apr 2017
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Distracted Driving is Getting Worse, Not Better

It’s estimated that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016 due to distracted driving. That makes 2016 the deadliest year on the road since 2007.  Last year saw a 6% increase over 2015 and a 14% … Read more »

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