Category Archives: Workplace Safety

07Jun 2016
George Tharalson

Disco May Be Dead, but It Still Saves Lives!

Perform Hands-Only CPR to the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” The Bee Gee’s classic disco song provides the perfect beat for this easy form of CPR. According to the American Red Cross, more than 350,000 people experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in … Read more »

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31May 2016
George Tharalson

Think Like an Athlete! Proper Back Lifting Techniques

Use the Three P’s to safely pick up objects. Canes, pains, and automobile disabled placards are the potential result of poor planning when making a lift. You often hear “lift with your legs” as a safety tip for lifting heavy … Read more »

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24May 2016
George Tharalson

Can You Hear Me Now? Your Workplace May Be Too Loud

Find out with State Fund’s Guide to Hearing Safety  State Fund’s Guide to Hearing Safety Find out if your business needs a HCP, learn how to start one, and discover other measures you can take to prevent hearing loss. Often … Read more »

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20May 2016
George Tharalson

Don’t Take Shortcuts – Be Safe!

Taking safety shortcuts to save time and money is dangerous. I was conducting a safety inspection at a large fruit packing house in the San Joaquin Valley. Like most fruit packing houses, this one had conveyor belts everywhere transporting fruit … Read more »

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