Tag Archives: iipp

27Mar 2018
George Tharalson

Spring Forward With a New Issue of Safety News

Each year, Cal/OSHA issues more than 2,000 citations to employers for either not having an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) in place, or not using it properly. These citations can be quite expensive, but are also avoidable. You can … Read more »

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07Nov 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Employee Accountability

Question:  How do I hold an employee accountable if they aren’t following safety procedures or policies? Answer:  Your written IIPP should have specific details regarding what your safety policies are as well as the disciplinary procedures you have implemented to … Read more »

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30Aug 2017
George Tharalson

A Fungus in the Fields—Valley Fever Cases On the Rise in Parts of California

Health officials urge employers to address Valley Fever in your IIPP. Back in the 1950s, Terry Noland released the song “There Was a Fungus Among Us.” You have to pronounce the “g” in “among” to get the true effect of … Read more »

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03Nov 2015
George Tharalson

How to Create a Successful IIPP

In 2013, nearly 3.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses occurred in the U.S., according to the latest available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That means, when averaged out, more than 7 workplace injuries occur every minute … Read more »

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