Category Archives: Workplace Safety

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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15May 2018
George Tharalson

Digital Eye Strain is a Real Headache

The average American worker spends at least seven hours each day on a computer. That’s nearly 90 percent of the typical eight-hour work day. And, all of this screen time can be painful—literally. You can count me among those who’ve … Read more »

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09May 2018
George Tharalson

High Heat Advisory For Parts of Southern California

Temperatures have topped 100 degrees in and around California’s Inland Empire this week. As a result, Cal/OSHA has issued a high heat advisory for this part of the state including San Bernardino County and the cities of Palm Springs, Indio, … Read more »

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04May 2018
George Tharalson

Standing Down For Construction Safety

Falls are the leading cause of workplace injury and death in the construction industry. In fact, the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) estimates more than 200 construction workers die from falls each year in the United States. And, … Read more »

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