Breaking News from OSHA – Fine increases and more targeting

Economy slumps – OSHA wants to line their pockets with your money OSHA is at it again.  The economy is reeling and the best thing OSHA can think to do is increase their opportunities for penalties.  On January 26, 2023, OSHA posted a news release indicating that they were making changes to their enforcement policies.  Read more about Breaking News from OSHA – Fine increases and more targeting[…]

Lunar New Year Mass Shooting

It was a horrific weekend in California, with no less than three separate active shooter incidents across three days. The first shooting struck the predominantly Asian-American community of Monterey Park as they celebrated the Lunar New Year last Saturday. Eleven people were killed and nine more injured when a 72-year-old gunman opened fire in a Read more about Lunar New Year Mass Shooting[…]

Keeping up with technology in schools

The fast pace of technology I recall being in 9th grade English class and my instructor talking about technology in the future. He said that that we would buy a computer and, as we walked out of the store, that computer would already be obsolete.  It seemed crazy to me at the time, but, sure Read more about Keeping up with technology in schools[…]

Why you need a radio in temporary traffic control

 Temporary traffic control is a serious issue Working in traffic can be quite dangerous.  Whenever you make changes to a thorough fare ensuring your safety is a primary concern.  Temporary traffic control typically means that there is some form of construction or maintenance taking place within that zone.  Being able to communicate, especially as a Read more about Why you need a radio in temporary traffic control[…]

Why we don’t use padlocks in our lockout tagout programs

What is LOTO Lock out tagout is the control of energy sources with a physical lock of the system and break in the energy source to the piece of equipment.  It is important to keep you from being caught in the machinery and suffering loss of limb or death. Locks Matter The lock you choose Read more about Why we don’t use padlocks in our lockout tagout programs[…]

Should you really have a safety committee?

The safety committee is a staple of many organizations—at least as described in their injury illness prevention program and safety policies. But all too often, when we look at an agency’s safety committee, we don’t see a viable, fully functioning program that contributes to the health and safety of the organization. So you have to Read more about Should you really have a safety committee?[…]

Save your insurance policies for future SAM cases

SAM cases are on the rise Sexual abuse and sexual molestation faces in schools are on the rise.  So much so that insurers and reinsurers don’t want to provide coverage for these types of cases much longer.  The cost is a norm is in its bankrupting our school system.  Recently, California passed a law that Read more about Save your insurance policies for future SAM cases[…]

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