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SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN SUICIDE BY CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide among the U.S. working-age population (ages 16-64 years) is increasing; in 2017, nearly 38,000 ...

Could Your Company be on Cal/OSHA’s High Hazard List?

In addition to Enforcement, California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal-OSHA) has High Hazard Units, one in northern California and ...

Employees Must Provide Respirators (Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Update)

The Emergency Temporary Standard took effect on November 30, 2020. On June 17, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards ...

Safe and Sound Week-2021

August 9 – 15, 2021 Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of ...

COVID-19 PREVENTION PLAN REVISION

After 9 hours, over 500 public comments and 2 votes, the readoption COVID-19 Protection Plan passed. This standard was approved ...

COVID-19 Prevention ETS Readoption- What does it mean for your business?

A key phrase I keep hearing since the beginning of the pandemic is ‘new normal’.  encompasses a whole host of ...

RESPIRATORS 101

Job sites can be dusty, dirty and dangerous, and- depending on the atmosphere-deadly. So what can you do to ensure ...

VALLEY FEVER-HOW CAN YOU REDUCE YOUR RISK?

What is Valley Fever? Valley Fever is caused by a microscopic fungus known as Coccidioides immitis which lives in the top two ...

OSHA PPE STANDARDS FOR SAFETY EQUIPMENT | WHO IS RESPONSIBLE?

WHAT IS PPE (PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT)? According to OSHA, Personal Protective Equipment is anything worn on your person that reduces ...

OSHA’S NEW ELECTRONIC RECORDKEEPING RULE – TRANSPARENCY OR TURMOIL?

OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Final Rule goes into effect January 1, 2017, amid much controversy and consternation. This rule requires workplace ...

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