Tag Archives: safer workplace

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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03Oct 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert-Safety Training Requirement

Question:  How often am I required to provide my employees with safety training? Answer:  It depends on which industry you work in. For example, if you are in the construction industry, you are required to conduct a safety tailgate meeting … Read more »

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05Sep 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Workplace Injury Reporting

Question: One of my employees had an accident at work and was severely injured. He was hospitalized for more than one day. Am I required to report this workplace injury to Cal/OSHA or will my claims adjuster do this? Answer:  … 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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