16Oct 2018
Jen Leslie

Earthquakes Happen in California: Be Ready!

It was just after 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 1989, and I was still at work in the Bay Area. All of a sudden the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake struck. I crawled under my desk for protection and watched … Read more »

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04Oct 2018
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

New Issue of Safety News Now Available

Learning from the ‘near miss,’ preventing back injuries in the office, and much more. When one of your employees suffers a workplace injury, you know to get them the medical attention they need and complete the claims paperwork. You also … Read more »

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01Oct 2018
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Be Ready! How to Prepare Your Office for Emergencies

The American Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes. These range from small house fires or floods to large-scale events like this summer’s wildfires in California or the recent hurricane back east. And they all have something in … Read more »

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20Sep 2018
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Caution: Flu Season Ahead

The 2017-2018 flu season was particularly brutal in California, claiming the lives of more than 300 people. That’s more deaths than occurred during the previous three flu seasons combined. And it’s the second highest total in California since the H1N1 … Read more »

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