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Cal/OSHA Proposes Definition of Normal PPE Consumption
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
June 28, 2022

What is "normal consumption" in the Labor Code? That's about to be defined. 

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Workplace Violence Prevention
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Risk Control
June 17, 2022

PRISM's Risk Control staff has compiled the following resources regarding workplace violence prevention, education and best practices. The best way to ensure your entity is prepared is to have a well-developed plan and educate your employees.

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Employer Heat Illness Resources
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Risk Control
June 09, 2022

Did you know that employers are required to train their employees on heat illness prior to working in the heat? Get some resources!

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Wildfire Resources
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Risk Control
May 24, 2022

Compilation of various PRISM resources, links, and information for members affected by Wildfires.

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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...POST is Hosting SB2 Workshops this Month?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Legislation, Risk Control
April 05, 2022

SB2 was signed into law in September 2021 and includes major changes to peace officer hiring and eligibility.

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FMCSA Biennial Update
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
February 17, 2022

If your agency has a USDOT number and operates under Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations, you are responsible for updating your information with the FMCSA every two years.

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Misuse of Technology – Tracking Devices
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Risk Control
January 25, 2022

An AirTag can be attached to everyday items, including handbags, keys, even cars. While this relatively new product makes finding lost items convenient, people are finding ways to use the technology for nefarious purposes or activities.

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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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