Category Archives: IIPP

20Sep 2018
George Tharalson

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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27Aug 2018
George Tharalson

Ergonomics Corner: Headsets Help Reduce Head and Neck Injuries

You might not think talking on the phone puts your employees at risk of injury. But, depending on the way they hold the phone, it definitely can. Workplace telephone conversations often require your employees to multitask. Whether your workers are … Read more »

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09Aug 2018
George Tharalson

Valley Fever is at a Fever Pitch in California

Valley Fever has been on an upward trend in California over the last three years. In 2017 there were 8,203 suspect, probable, and confirmed cases of Valley Fever in California—an all-time high. That’s an increase of more than 2,000 cases compared … Read more »

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27Jul 2018
George Tharalson

Not All Electrical Work Is Created Equal

Nine years ago, a maintenance employee of one of my clients suffered a major injury while changing a lightbulb. This wasn’t a typical lightbulb, of course—this bulb was connected to a 480-volt, three-phase light fixture. The glass surrounding the bulb … Read more »

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