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Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke

A couple of years ago, Cal OSHA put in place an emergency regulation to protect workers from the harmful effects of wildfire smoke. Regulation 5141.1 states that employers must...

Can You Hear Me Now? Ways to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss

My wife will joke around and say that I am a “selective listener,” also known as “selective hearing.” For example, when we are near each other in the kitchen,...

Tips for Posting Your OSHA 300A Log

New to the safety administration world? No problem, we got your back when it comes to helping you stay compliant with both federal and state OSHA requirements. Today, I'm...

Start the Year Safely with These Workplace Safety Checkups

The start of the New Year is a great time to evaluate your workplace safety programs. We’ve compiled a list of safety checkups you can do now to ensure...

What Businesses Need to Comply With OSHA’s Industry Tracking Application Requirement

What else is required after you finish the OSHA reporting form 300 log and post your company’s form 300A? If your business meets certain criteria, OSHA would like your 300A...

Safely Use Respiratory Protection With These Three Tips

Respiratory protection is often on CAL OSHA’s top ten list of citations. It can also be a complicated subject. The OSHA standard is lengthy and at times confusing. Here...

Follow This 8-Step Approach to Fall Protection

In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 1,061 construction workers died on the job, with 38% of those fatalities resulting from falls. Events surrounding these accidents often involve...

OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for 2022. Fall protection remains #1 for the 12th consecutive year,...

Construction & Agriculture Safety – Lessons for Both Industries

The agriculture and construction industries face similar challenges and work exposures. The two industries can learn from each other to make each safer for their workers. Three particular workplace...

Safety Practices for Working in Confined Spaces

Many workplaces contain areas that are considered confined spaces because they are large enough for an employee to enter and perform assigned work but are not designed for continuous...