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OSHA Record-Keeping Requirements

REMINDER #1 There are two classes of employers that are partially exempt from routinely keeping injury and illness records. First, ...

Ho Ho Ho Here We Go…Again

Did you really think that there would be an end to the COVID-19 Prevention Plan with the 12/31/2022 sunset provision ...

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

I usually try to be humorous or flippant in this newsletter, but September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. I have ...

Valley Fever-2022

Valley Fever cases are on the rise.  If you are a construction company working in Central California (as far south ...

If There Were a Pill for Procrastination…

I'd Take it Tomorrow. We’ve lived in our “new” house for almost 13 years now with an unfinished backyard.  Just ...

Training Implementation (Have a Plan)

Just returned from a road trip where I provided First Aid/CPR training at a number of locations throughout northern California. ...

IS THIS THE LAST COVID UPDATE REQUIRED BY CAL/OSHA?*      

It’s time to update your COVID PREVENTION PLAN (CPP) AGAIN. New changes went into effect on May 6, 2022. A ...

The Magic of Consistency

One of my favorite sports (to watch) is tennis. In tennis, there are only 2 players, one on either side ...

April is National Distracted Driver Month

While running a few errands the other day, I needed to make a left turn out of my neighborhood.  Usually, ...

Electronic Reporting 300A Form and Telecommuters

Companies must electronically file the information on their OSHA 300A form by March 2.  OSHA has a secure website for ...