Tag Archives: Construction

29Jun 2018
George Tharalson

California Wildfire Smoke Makes Breathing Difficult

The Pawnee Fire burning north of Sacramento and at least nine other active fires throughout California serve as a reminder for those living and working in or near those areas: the smoke filling the sky poses a health risk. As … Read more »

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27Jun 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – When Employees Bring Tools to the Construction Site

Question:  I own a construction company. My employees often bring their own tools to use at work and I’m wondering if I’m responsible for ensuring that their personal tools are safe and Cal/OSHA compliant. I try to provide my employees … Read more »

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28Apr 2016
George Tharalson

Your Mother Doesn’t Work Here: Workplace Housekeeping

An Organized Workplace is a Safe Workplace. Cleaning up after yourself is likely the best workplace safety advice your mother gave you. Of course, your mother wasn’t thinking about cluttered construction sites or utility closets so packed with cast-off furniture … Read more »

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