Tag Archives: safer workplace

06Dec 2018
George Tharalson

Ignoring Food Safety Is a Recipe for Disaster

The holiday season is a time to give thanks, be merry, mingle, and jingle. And that’s not limited to our social lives. Spreading goodwill and cheer at office parties is very popular this time of year. Over the next several … Read more »

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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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01Oct 2018
George Tharalson

Be Ready! How to Prepare Your Office for Emergencies

The American Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes. These range from small house fires or floods to large-scale events like this summer’s wildfires in California or the recent hurricane back east. And they all have something in … Read more »

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09Aug 2018
George Tharalson

Valley Fever is at a Fever Pitch in California

Valley Fever has been on an upward trend in California over the last three years. In 2017 there were 8,203 suspect, probable, and confirmed cases of Valley Fever in California—an all-time high. That’s an increase of more than 2,000 cases compared … Read more »

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