Tag Archives: Cal/OSHA

14Jul 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Maintaining Safe Noise Levels at Your Workplace

Question:  What is noise exposure? Is there a Cal/OSHA regulation regarding noise exposure? Answer:  Noise exposure is a combination of sound levels (expressed in decibels) and the length of time a person is exposed to those sound levels. Exposure to … Read more »

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23May 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Workplace Violence Health Care Rule

Question: I work in the health care industry. I’ve heard about a new workplace violence regulation and would like to know more about it. Who does this new regulation apply to and where can I find more information? Answer: It’s true, the … Read more »

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09May 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Indoor Heat Illness Prevention

Question:  I work in a foundry building, with no air-conditioning. It gets very hot in the summertime (the temperature often exceeds 90 degrees). I know there’s a Cal/OSHA heat illness prevention regulation for outdoor workplaces such as construction sites and … Read more »

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18Apr 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Storage and Maintenance of Respirators

Question: I own an auto body shop. After each work day I do a walk-through of my facility. During these walks I usually find respirators and face pieces lying around in the shop where the paint work was performed. I’m … Read more »

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