Tag Archives: preventing workplace injury

04Dec 2018
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Employment of Young Workers

Question:  I employ quite a few people under the age of 18. Can they perform all job tasks? Answer: It depends on your business. California law limits some types of work people under the age of 18 may legally perform. According … Read more »

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26Oct 2018
George Tharalson

Emergency Regulation Proposed for 300A Filing

UPDATE: Emergency regulation approved, November 6, 2018. Cal/OSHA has issued an emergency regulation that would require certain employers to electronically submit Form 300A—the summary of recordable work-related injuries and illnesses—for the 2017 calendar year to Federal OSHA by December 31, 2018. … Read more »

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16Oct 2018
George Tharalson

Earthquakes Happen in California: Be Ready!

It was just after 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 1989, and I was still at work in the Bay Area. All of a sudden the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake struck. I crawled under my desk for protection and watched … Read more »

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05Jun 2018
George Tharalson

Promoting Safety for the Summer Job Season…and Beyond

Summer isn’t just a time for teens to sleep in or head to the beach. It’s also a time for them to earn some extra cash and gain valuable working experience. With the school year wrapping up soon, many teens … Read more »

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