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Did You Know...May is National Wildfire Awareness Month?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?, Risk Control
May 03, 2022

According to the Red Cross, May is recognized as National Wildfire Awareness Month. Have you thought about how your agency will participate and take steps to prepare?

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Did You Know...NIOSH has a Fentanyl Toolkit?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
February 09, 2022

Potential exposure to illicit drugs is not a new hazard for public agency employees, however, the level of risk is increasing with the presence of the synthetic opioid Fentanyl which is reported to be 50-100 times more potent than morphine.

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Did You Know...It's Mandated Reporter Training Time?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
September 14, 2021

For teachers and school administrators throughout the state the beginning of the school year is a busy time. It’s also the time of year that many are required to provide mandated reporter training.

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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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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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Did You Know...Our EPN Program is Offered at NO Additional Cost?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
April 06, 2021

Participation in an EPN is required for many California employers.

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Did You Know...The List of Mandated Reporters has Grown?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
December 15, 2020

AB 1963 becomes effective January 1, 2021 and changes the definition of mandated reporters and therefore who in your agency needs to be trained.

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Did You Know ... The Harassment Prevention Training Compliance Deadline is Fast Approaching?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
October 16, 2020

Under SB 1343 all employers in California with five or more employees are required to provide at least two hours of interactive training regarding harassment prevention to all supervisory employees and one hour for all non-supervisory employees.

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Did You Know . . . How to Handle Drug and Alcohol Testing During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
September 15, 2020

Some PRISM members with drug and alcohol testing programs are finding it difficult to administer their programs in light of the pandemic.

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Did You Know...What Cal/OSHA May Ask For? COVID-19 Edition
Posted by Sarah Bruno in COVID-19, Did You Know?
August 19, 2020

We are hearing from PRISM members across the state that Cal/OSHA enforcement activity related to COVID-19 is prevalent. Read more about some specific areas of your written COVID-19 Prevention Plan that Cal/OSHA may want to evaluate.

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