Month: April 2021

Auto body workers in California face a host of hazards

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health holds employers responsible for the safety of employees. Auto body workers may not even be aware of all the risks of injury and illness that they face. Employers are required to explain the risks and teach workers how to mitigate the hazards. Employers must provide safety training …

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Contact hazards for medical workers in California

Germs mainly spread through indirect or direct contact with symptomatic or sick individuals. For that reason, protection by gowns, face shields, gloves and head coverings are essential precautions that medical workers must never neglect. These contact precautions are transmission-based, used along with standard precautions valid for working with all patients. It is essential for you …

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How do workers experience whole-body vibration?

Injuries caused by whole-body vibration (WBV) do not get the attention they deserve in California and across the country. Employers are responsible for protecting the health and safety of workers. However, they must also inform employees of all the known safety hazards they might encounter, such as WBV. Who is at risk? Employees whose jobs …

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