Category Archives: Industrial Hygiene

29Jun 2018
George Tharalson

California Wildfire Smoke Makes Breathing Difficult

The Pawnee Fire burning north of Sacramento and at least nine other active fires throughout California serve as a reminder for those living and working in or near those areas: the smoke filling the sky poses a health risk. As … Read more »

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05Jun 2018
George Tharalson

Promoting Safety for the Summer Job Season…and Beyond

Summer isn’t just a time for teens to sleep in or head to the beach. It’s also a time for them to earn some extra cash and gain valuable working experience. With the school year wrapping up soon, many teens … Read more »

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27Mar 2018
George Tharalson

Spring Forward With a New Issue of Safety News

Each year, Cal/OSHA issues more than 2,000 citations to employers for either not having an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) in place, or not using it properly. These citations can be quite expensive, but are also avoidable. You can … Read more »

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26Feb 2018
George Tharalson

Devastating Flu Season Still Has Several Weeks Left

Chances are either you or someone you know has come down with the flu in the past few weeks. The 2017-18 flu season (which began in October) has been particularly hard on California with elevated flu activity in all 58 … Read more »

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