Category Archives: Training

16Oct 2018
George Tharalson

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
George Tharalson

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
George Tharalson

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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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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