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Fairs in the Time of Covid
Posted by Gina Engman in COVID-19, EAGLE Awards, Member Spotlight
August 31, 2021

Over the past year, we’ve all made changes. Learn how this EAGLE Award winning member helped their own members adapt to the intricacies of the COVID-19 pandemic and keep businesses rolling. 

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Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Testing Delays
Posted by Chandler Wright in COVID-19, Risk Control
August 12, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are having difficulties staffing an adequate number of employees. Labs responsible for testing of specimens for the Drug and Alcohol Testing Program warn that their industry is facing this same challenge.

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EPA Lowers Lead Hazard Threshold
Posted by John Nichols in Risk Control
August 10, 2021

The EPA made significant changes to dust-lead clearance levels, as part of the its efforts to reduce childhood lead exposure.

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Did You Know... NIOSH Created a Well-Being Questionnaire?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
July 08, 2021

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Worker Well-Being Questionnaire (NIOSH WellBQ) was designed to help employers, among others, understand the well-being of workers and target interventions to improve worker well-being.

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OSH Standards Board ETS Sub-Committee Meeting - June 21, 2021
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in COVID-19

The Sub-committee met today, June 21st, and spoke about the meeting structure and how they would accomplish the Subcommittee's business in the allotted 2 hours for each meeting.

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OSH Standards Board Approves Amended COVID-19 ETS
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
June 18, 2021

At its June 17, 2021 Board Meeting, the California Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards Board approved revisions to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). Shortly thereafter Governor Newsom issued executive order N-09-21 allowing implementation without Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approval, making the revisions effective upon filing with the California Secretary of State.   

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Did You Know: There's a Toolkit on Public Recording of the Police?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
June 11, 2021

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has developed the Public Recording of Police toolkit in partnership with the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) which offers in-depth information.

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OSH Standards Board Withdraws Its Amended COVID-19 ETS
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
June 10, 2021

At its June 9, 2021 Special Board Meeting, the California Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards Board withdrew its June 3rd revisions to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The effect of the Board’s action is the initial ETS adopted in November of 2020, will remain in-place until revised or rescinded. 

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Distance Learning Safety Series: Grooming
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Education
October 09, 2020

Welcome to the first post of the mini blog series: Distance Learning Safety Protocols for the Educator and Student. Over the next few weeks, we will continue to post recommendations and best practices which address various safety aspects of distance learning, including grooming, signs of child abuse, student medical emergencies, cyberbullying, and managing the online classroom.

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SB 95: COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in COVID-19
April 13, 2021

SB 95, signed into law on March 19, 2021, expands the COVID-19 related supplemental paid sick leave (SPSL) law. PRISM Risk Control discussed SB 95 with Patti Eyres, Managing Partner of Eyres Law Group, to get a better understanding of the important facts of the bill. 

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