Category Archives: Workplace Safety

11Dec 2018
George Tharalson

Keep Your Holidays Happy by Playing It Safe

Last week in this space, we showed you how to prevent foodborne illness from taking the joy out of your holiday office party. This week, we address those office decorations and the safety risks that come with them. The Consumer … Read more »

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06Dec 2018
George Tharalson

Ignoring Food Safety Is a Recipe for Disaster

The holiday season is a time to give thanks, be merry, mingle, and jingle. And that’s not limited to our social lives. Spreading goodwill and cheer at office parties is very popular this time of year. Over the next several … Read more »

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09Nov 2018
George Tharalson

Respiratory Protection Needed in Areas Affected By Wildfire Smoke

November 25, 2018 update: The Camp Fire in Butte County is now 100 percent contained at 153, 336 acres. The Woosley Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties is also 100 percent contained at just below 97,000 acres. Both fires … Read more »

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08Nov 2018
George Tharalson

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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