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Employee Access Injury and Illness Prevention Program

20 July 2020

New change to the IIPP Safety Orders (Section 3203 of the California Code of Regulations) is intended to ensure employee access to the IIPP by specifying who can request such access, what information is to be provided, and a...

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Summer Fun Safety

20 July 2020

Summer is here, and the heat is in high gear. Before you head out to the beach and the park, or take off to work in triple digit temps, take a quick second to review some of the CDC’s...

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Heat Kills

13 July 2020

In the United States, heat is responsible for more deaths than any other natural hazard and is responsible for the majority of weather-related emergency department visits. Among natural disasters in California, heat is responsible for the most deaths in...

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All in Favor of Eye Protection, Say “EYE”

23 June 2020

According to NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health), each day about 2000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. Not wearing eye protection or wearing the wrong kind of eye protection for the...

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Five Fascinating Forklift Facts

23 June 2020

The rugged forklift is the workhorse behind the movement of goods and materials in warehouses, but forklifts also play a big part in the construction industry. While they are both considered “forklifts”, they are substantially different. In construction, these...

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Safety by the Dozen

23 June 2020

Know how to do your job safely and always follow established safety rules.    Report all accidents, unsafe acts, and unsafe conditions in the workplace immediately to your supervisor. Personal protective equipment must be worn or used in any area...

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28 May 2020

May is Electrical Safety Month in the world of construction. Electrical deaths rank #3 on OSHA’s list of construction’s ‘Fatal Four’, just after falls and being struck by an object. Young people have proven to be particularly vulnerable to...

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HVAC Optimizations For A More Comfortable Worker Environment

28 May 2020

Optimizing your building’s HVAC system provides a variety of different benefits. For one, an optimized HVAC system can dramatically reduce energy costs. Beyond that, optimizing an HVAC system can also offer a world of benefits for your employees and...

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AWPs to MEWPs, HUH?

20 February 2020

If you operate, supervise an operator or own a scissor lift/boomlift, you need to know how the new ANSI standards affect your company.  These changes go into effect March 1, 2020. Aerial work platforms (AWPs) are now called Mobile...

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First Aid/CPR Training

20 February 2020

Ahh February. The month of love…of roses, teddy bears and candy hearts. But do you know what we’re forgetting? REAL HEARTS. Like the heart that is (hopefully) beating in your chest right now.  We all have one, we all...

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