Tag Archives: injury and illness prevention plan

08Nov 2018
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Controlling Silica Dust Exposures

Question: I see that there’s a new regulation about silica exposures. But, I’m having trouble finding information on how to comply? What can I do to comply with the regulation? Answer: Yes, you are right! In fact, there are two: … Read more »

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27Aug 2018
George Tharalson

Ergonomics Corner: Headsets Help Reduce Head and Neck Injuries

You might not think talking on the phone puts your employees at risk of injury. But, depending on the way they hold the phone, it definitely can. Workplace telephone conversations often require your employees to multitask. Whether your workers are … Read more »

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26Feb 2018
George Tharalson

Devastating Flu Season Still Has Several Weeks Left

Chances are either you or someone you know has come down with the flu in the past few weeks. The 2017-18 flu season (which began in October) has been particularly hard on California with elevated flu activity in all 58 … 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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