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Valley Fever-How can you reduce your risk?

26 September 2019

What is Valley Fever? Valley Fever is caused by a microscopic fungus known as Coccidioides immitis which lives in the top two to 12 inches of soil in many parts of the state. When soil is disturbed by activities such as...

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Respirators 101

26 September 2019

Job sites can be dusty, dirty and dangerous, and- depending on the atmosphere-deadly. So what can you do to ensure you’re providing the safest possible environment for your employees and meeting OSHA standards? Why are respirators important? Respirators protect...

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OSHA PPE Standards for Safety Equipment | Who is Responsible?

12 June 2019

WHAT IS PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)? According to OSHA, Personal Protective Equipment is anything worn on your person that reduces the risk of illness, injury, or exposure to hazardous materials. Items generally designated as PPE include: Respirators Protective Clothing...

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OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule – Transparency or Turmoil?

01 August 2016

OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Final Rule goes into effect January 1, 2017, amid much controversy and consternation. This rule requires workplace injuries and illnesses to be reported electronically to OSHA, rather than just posted on the current 300, 300A and...

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June is National Safety Month

18 June 2015

Jury finds CEO and Project Manager guilty of manslaughter when worker killed in trench collapse.  Sentencing is July 17th and each man is looking at a 4-year prison sentence.  That’s a chilling thought for those  involved in safety. No...

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