1. SAFETY & HEALTH

    Cal/OSHA`s COVID-19 Construction Protocols Cal/OSHA is once again leading the safety industry by providing COVID-19 protocols for the construction industry in order to keep employees safe on the job. COVID-19: Are We Safe to Reopen? This article is not intended to take a side but rather to focus on …Read More

  2. Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The novel coronavirus (officially called COVID-19) is believed to spread from person-to-person, primarily through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus is also believed to spread by people touching a surface or object and then touching one’s mouth, nose…Read More

  3. OSHA Offers Carryout Guidance for Restaurant

    OSHA Offers Carryout Guidance for Restaurant With many restaurants limited to offering food and beverage carryout and curbside pickup options because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published guidelines suggesting best practices to prevent the s…Read More

  4. OSHA

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. It was founded in 1970. OSHA purpose The main mission is to prevent workplace illness, injury, or death. Set ad regulates health and safety guideline…Read More

  5. The 5 Hazards of Professional Cleaning

    The 5 Hazards of Professional Cleaning Janitorial work is often listed as one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S. Biological hazards. This would include exposure to infectious pathogens, bacteria, fungi, or mold. Chemical hazards. Many cleaning chemicals contain a variety of ingredients th…Read More

  6. Contaminated Laundry

    Contaminated Laundry Potential Hazard Employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious agents from handling contaminated laundry during rinsing in utility rooms. Some facilities allow employees to rinse contaminated laundry (i.e., laundry contaminated with blood or Other Potentially Infec…Read More

  7. Slips/Trips/Falls

    Slips/Trips/Falls Slips, trips, and falls are a major cause of preventable injuries and deaths in the workplace. Potential Hazard Exposure to wet floors, and possible slips, trips, and falls. Possible Solutions Maintain floors in a clean and, so far as possible, dry condition, and mats provided wher…Read More

  8. Contaminated Work Environments

    Contaminated Work Environments Potential Hazard Exposure of housekeeping staff to blood or Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM) through contaminated work environments. OPIM is defined in 29 CFR 1901.1030(b). Possible Solutions OSHA requires: Clean and sanitary work environments to prevent c…Read More