May is Safe Jobs For Youth Month. And, the summer job season for teenagers is just around the corner. Learn some tips to help you provide a safe workplace for your young employees this summer.
In The News…
Stay up to date on new and updated regulations from Cal/OSHA. We’ll also bring you other important news items to help you keep your workplace safe.
Stand Down to Help Prevent Construction Falls
Falls are the leading cause of workplace injury and death in the construction industry. The National Safety Stand-Down provides an opportunity to discuss and train employees on fall prevention. (Image courtesy of the Center for Construction Research and Training).
Distracted Driving is Dangerous and Expensive
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Read about California’s updated law about cell phone use and driving.
Eye Protection At Work
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and State Fund offers tips to help reduce digital eye strain. Tips include proper monitor placement, the 20-20-20 rule, and more.
March 2 is the Deadline For Filing Your 300A Log
Your summary of Work-Related Injuries (Form 300A) must be filed electronically each March 2 for the previous calendar year.
Flu Season is Here
The 2018-19 flu season is underway. Learn about the precautions you can take at your workplace to help minimize the effects of the flu on your workers.
New 300A Filing Requirement in 2019…and Beyond
Your injury reporting log (Form 300A) is now due March 2 each year. This log covers workplace injuries from the previous calendar year.
Earthquakes Happen in California: Be Ready!
We cannot predict when an earthquake will occur, but we know they happen in California. Learn about how to prepare in case one happens during the workday.
New Requirements for Hotel/Motel Industry After Cal/OSHA Updates Regulation
California law now requires hotel/motel operators to establish a Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP) to address and reduce the most common job-related injuries among housekeeping workers.
Respiratory Protection Needed in Areas Affected By Wildfire Smoke
Your employees need respirators rated N95 or above when working in smoky conditions. Learn more about that and other precautions that can help protect your workers.
Valley Fever is at a Fever Pitch
Valley Fever has been on an upward trend in California in recent years. It’s caused by a soil-borne fungus that makes people sick when they breathe it in.
California Takes a Stand Against Workplace Violence Toward Healthcare Workers
The law requires healthcare facilities in California to take a more stringent and detailed approach to identifying, reporting, and preventing violent incidents against their employees.