08Nov 2018

Ask the Expert – Controlling Silica Dust Exposures

Question: I see that there’s a new regulation about silica exposures. But, I’m having trouble finding information on how to comply? What can I do to comply with the regulation? Answer: Yes, you are right! In fact, there are two: … Read more »

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26Oct 2018
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Emergency Regulation Proposed for 300A Filing

UPDATE: Emergency regulation approved, November 6, 2018. Cal/OSHA has issued an emergency regulation that would require certain employers to electronically submit Form 300A—the summary of recordable work-related injuries and illnesses—for the 2017 calendar year to Federal OSHA by December 31, 2018. … Read more »

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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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