Demystifying OSHA Compliance: Understanding Complaints vs. Citations

Ensuring workplace safety is paramount for every organization, but navigating the intricacies of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance can be daunting. One of the fundamental aspects of OSHA regulations revolves around distinguishing between complaints and citations. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the nuances of these two key components of workplace safety Read more about Demystifying OSHA Compliance: Understanding Complaints vs. Citations[…]

Environmental Effects of Graffiti

Graffiti is not only an eyesore. From cradle to grave, spray paint is an environmental and health hazard. It is an ongoing nuisance and recently, the LA City Council just approved $3.8 million dollars to remove graffiti from two high-rise buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles County alone erases 30 million square feet of Read more about Environmental Effects of Graffiti[…]

Playground Preservation 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Banishing Rust

Playgrounds are the heart of childhood, but the unseen enemy, rust, can compromise their structural integrity and visual appeal. In this instructional guide, we break down the insights shared by Steve Wilmes and Matt Kieta of Wilmes, LLC in their video about tackling rust on playgrounds. Follow these step-by-step instructions to ensure your playgrounds remain Read more about Playground Preservation 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Banishing Rust[…]

Revolutionizing CPR Training: Chest Compressions, Tech Upgrades, and Hygiene Hacks Unveiled!

Introduction: In the latest episode of The Risk Control Show, Steve Wilmes and Matt Kieta delve into the dynamic world of CPR training, exploring the evolution from traditional methods to cutting-edge technology. From the effectiveness of chest compressions to advancements in training tools and the crucial importance of hand hygiene, this episode is a must-watch Read more about Revolutionizing CPR Training: Chest Compressions, Tech Upgrades, and Hygiene Hacks Unveiled![…]

Understanding and Managing the Big Nine Food Allergens

Welcome to another insightful episode of The Risk Control Show with Steve Wilmes and Matt Kieta. In this installment, we delve into a crucial topic that affects numerous individuals across various settings: food allergies. Join us as we explore the “Big Nine” food allergens and discuss practical strategies for managing and preventing allergic reactions. The Read more about Understanding and Managing the Big Nine Food Allergens[…]

New School Lunch Initiatives

The USDA has announced changes to its school lunch nutrition standards. The changes seek to improve children’s health by decreasing salt and sugar intake. There are proposed limits on flavored milk, cereal, grain-based desserts, and yogurt. The USDA also wants to incorporate more whole grains in the meals. According to the CDC, almost 20% of Read more about New School Lunch Initiatives[…]

Zooming for the Public Good: Protecting Agency Meetings from Disruptions

In an era of digital governance, virtual meetings have become an integral part of public agency operations. However, with the rise of remote collaboration comes the challenge of safeguarding these meetings against disruptions, particularly the notorious phenomenon known as Zoom bombing. Public agencies, dedicated to serving the community, must prioritize the security of their virtual Read more about Zooming for the Public Good: Protecting Agency Meetings from Disruptions[…]

In the Spotlight: The #1 OSHA Citation of 2023 and How to Address It

In the realm of workplace safety, staying ahead of regulatory requirements is paramount. As we navigate through 2023, it becomes crucial to shed light on the top OSHA citation that has taken the lead in citations this year. In this blog post, we’ll explore the #1 OSHA citation of 2023, unraveling its intricacies and providing Read more about In the Spotlight: The #1 OSHA Citation of 2023 and How to Address It[…]