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Updated Labor Law Posters – Is it Necessary?

Employers are required to post federal, state, and local labor law notices for their employees. Updated labor law posters are required in the workplace for a number of important reasons. These posters provide employees with important information about their rights…

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How to Conduct an Accident Investigation

In this article we are going to talk about how to conduct a root-cause accident investigation.  This is a very important topic because when an injury occurs you want to be able to identify the “root cause” of the accident…

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Forklift Safety Rules: Mount and Dismount Safely

When you drive a forklift every day, it can become routine. Experienced operators often take their safety for granted. Even the smallest forklift safety mistake can lead to severe injury or death. This is even true when performing such mundane…

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Production, Safety, and Quality

Production, Safety, and Quality. One cannot be had without the other. All 3 must work together to have the most productive, safe job site with a quality end-product. Production and safety should equal each other with a focus on safety…

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Supporting Your Safety Program

Supporting Your Safety Program Does your business have a safety program? Does company management support what that safety program says? Is safety practiced in your work place? The truth of the matter is that a safety program is as good…

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Oxygen Acetylene Torch Safety

Oxygen Acetylene Dangers Oxygen Acetylene is used every day on the job in a variety of workplaces. Different trades use these systems to perform various tasks. From Iron Workers cutting rebar, to Carpenters cutting beams for false work, oxygen acetylene…

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California Labor Law Updates 2016

California Labor Law Updates for 2016 The 2016 Labor Law Poster updates for the State of California are in! Many changes were made and we will discuss some of the most important ones here. Updating your labor law poster with First…

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Fall Protection in Construction

Fall Protection in Construction How many times have you done your job? How many times have you done that same task up on the deck, wall roof, barrier rail, etc.? The truth is you have probably done that job or…

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Injury and Illness Prevention Program for California

Cal-OSHA’s Requirement for an Injury and Illness Prevention Program Written safety programs are essential for setting the safety culture of your workplace. Safety programs cover a number of topics and must include specific information that is set out in the…

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Job Made Ladder Safety Overview

The side rails of job made ladders made of wood must be an equivalent wood to Douglas Fir. There must not be any sharp edges or splinters. It is preferred that the wood be free of knots. If there are…

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Labor Law Poster Requirements in California

In California, all employers must meet specific labor law poster requirements. The Department of Industrial Relations requires that employers must post information regarding wages, hours and working conditions in an area frequented by employees where it can be easily seen…

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Forklift Refresher Training- Cal/OSHA

Cal/OSHA Forklift Refresher Training Requirements Cal/OSHA has guidelines for when refresher training must take place for forklift operators. The refresher training must be performed by a competent forklift trainer with the knowledge and skills to train and evaluate a forklift…

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MA Labor Law Update- Parental Leave

Massachusetts is among the growing list of states updating their labor laws to include some form of maternity leave for workers.  On January 7, MA Governor Deval Patrick signed into law an amendment of the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Law that…

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New California Labor Laws- Part 1

In addition to the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014,” California Governor Jerry Brown signed a number of other new labor bills into law this year.  Most of these will go into effect in 2015. Ensure the labor law…

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Required Labor Law Posters

The US Department of Labor requires that all workplaces with at least one employee must post certain federal, state, and OSHA labor law posters.  The purpose is to inform your employees of their employment and labor rights and the responsibilities…

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Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations

Nobody enjoys being put through an OSHA inspection, and all business owners and managers dread the citations that often come with them. Citations can cost thousands of dollars and, in some cases, cause the closure of a business. In an…

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