Tag Archives: workplace safety

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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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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23Jan 2018
George Tharalson

A New Set of Safety Training Material – At Your Fingertips

Our latest issue of Safety News is now available, featuring a report on California’s new groundbreaking Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare Law. Read about what requirements should already be in place and what parts of the law must be implemented … Read more »

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17Jan 2018
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Guarding Old Machinery

Question:  I have several old pieces of machinery in my shop that did not come with guards when they were purchased. Do the machine guarding orders still apply? Answer:  Yes, the safety orders for machine guarding apply to all machinery … Read more »

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