Do You Need A Medical Surveillance Program?

You may be surprised to learn that almost every organization needs a medical surveillance program. OSHA and Cal OSHA require a number of different safety and health programs. Many of these programs require annual or triannual reviews of the employees. The purpose of these reviews is to measure the impact of particular substances or hazards Read more about Do You Need A Medical Surveillance Program?[…]

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Showers, cross-contamination and your safety

When it comes to Maintenance & Operations and Public Works, jobs get dirty – real dirty.  Sometimes you are covered in asbestos, lead or literally sh*t.  What you do after you are covered in the dirt of the job is the most important measure you can take to protect yourself and your co-workers. When the Read more about Showers, cross-contamination and your safety[…]

Face paints – what are the risks?

Kids love face painting.  It’s fun, creative and a chance for kids to become a character they always wanted to be.  It’s a great way to fund-raise for school events, not to mention a great community builder.  The question of risk arises from time-to-time?  While there aren’t many risks involved with face painting, let’s a Read more about Face paints – what are the risks?[…]

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Is your school garden poisoning students?

Be Green Be Sustainable With the push to be green and sustainable, many schools are turning to gardening to teach valuable skills to students.  Growing giant tomatoes means that you have to pull in some reinforcements.  Good sunlight, water, fertilizers and the dreaded pesticides. But something much more dangerous hides in the school garden soil.  Something that Read more about Is your school garden poisoning students?[…]