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Court Reinstates OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
December 20, 2021

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ December 17, 2021 ruling reinstated Federal OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS), including the controversial vaccination and testing mandate.

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OSH Standards Board Re-Adopts COVID-19 ETS
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
December 17, 2021

At its December 16, 2021 Board Meeting, the California Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards Board re-adopted the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 Prevention.

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SB2 and Peace Officer Eligibility
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Legislation, Risk Control
December 15, 2021

SB2 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, 2021 and includes major changes to peace officer hiring and eligibility, and eliminates certain immunity provisions for public entities employing peace officers. The legislation is widely viewed as the State of California’s single biggest police reform bill.

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FMCSA's Entry Level Driver Training
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
December 07, 2021

Does your entity provide training to drivers applying for a Commercial Driver License (CDL)? 

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IIPP Review and Recent Updates
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Risk Control
December 02, 2021

On January 16, 2020 the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted a new safety rule requiring employers to provide employees with access to their written Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) within five days of an employee’s request. 

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Standards Board Postpones Adoption of Federal OSHA COVID-19 ETS
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
November 16, 2021

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) has elected to postpone its adoption of the Federal COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).

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Benefits of HVAC Upgrades
Posted by John Nichols in Risk Control
November 08, 2021

Filtration and air cleaning are effective means of controlling indoor air pollutants, particularly those associated with poor outdoor air quality.

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How to Slip and Fall Safely
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
October 26, 2021

While no one wants to be involved in a slip and fall accident, knowing the basics of how to fall safely may help to minimize injury in the unfortunate case of a fall. 

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First Student Completes Safety Management Certification
Posted by Gina Engman in Risk Control, Risk Management
October 15, 2021

The first student to navigate this intensive five-part safety training course is PRISM’s own Chandler Wright, Risk Control Specialist.

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Drug-Free Workplace Policy – Remote Workplaces
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
October 12, 2021

Does your agency have a drug-free workplace policy? With remote work being an option for many employees at this time, it is essential that the drug-free workplace policy be expanded to include these remote workplaces. 

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