Tag Archives: preventing workplace illness

09Nov 2018
George Tharalson

Respiratory Protection Needed in Areas Affected By Wildfire Smoke

November 25, 2018 update: The Camp Fire in Butte County is now 100 percent contained at 153, 336 acres. The Woosley Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties is also 100 percent contained at just below 97,000 acres. Both fires … Read more »

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20Sep 2018
George Tharalson

Caution: Flu Season Ahead

The 2017-2018 flu season was particularly brutal in California, claiming the lives of more than 300 people. That’s more deaths than occurred during the previous three flu seasons combined. And it’s the second highest total in California since the H1N1 … 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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06Jun 2017
George Tharalson

Risks of Working with Hazardous Chemicals

Exposure to harmful substances can happen to all of us. It was 2009 and I had been newly married for about a month. My wife tasked me with cleaning the downstairs shower, a glass enclosed stall measuring 3 feet by … Read more »

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