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Summer is here - Safe Home while you Travel

Posted by CSTC Staff
29 May 2019 09:00 AM

CSTC wishes you and your family the happiest of holidays. This is a great time of the year to spend with family, and for a lot of us, requires traveling over the holiday period. We wanted to give you a few tips on making your home safer while you enjoy time away with family and friends.

Ben Laverty III discussing PIEV + M&M - Driving and Stopping Distances

Posted by CSTC Staff
23 May 2019 05:42 AM

With the Summer holidays coming, a lot of families are going to hit the roads, and driving is one of the biggest safety risks we face on a daily basis. Ben Laverty III talks about PIEV and M&M in relation to Driving, following distances and stopping distances.

Meet the Trainer - Terra Laverty

Posted by CSTC Staff
30 Apr 2019 07:46 PM

We have a lot of great trainers here at CSTC. We wanted to do some interviews so you could get to know them better.
Our third interview we thought was fitting to meet the Terra Laverty, daughter of the founder of CSTC Ben Laverty III.

Pesticide Handling Operations - Are you Displaying all Required Information? 

Posted by CSTC Staff
11 Apr 2019 09:00 AM

As employers we are responsible for ensuring that the proper information is available for our employees throughout their work shifts. Today we will be discussing information specific to employees who work in pesticide treated fields, and those who handle and apply pesticides to fields. I’ll begin by quoting a section of a brochure produced by the California Department of Pesticide Regulations.

21st Annual 2019 California CUPA Training Conference

Posted by CSTC Staff
05 Apr 2019 09:00 AM

CSTC has attended the California CUPA training conference for many years and it has shown to be a great resource for continuing education and enhancement of our programs, clients, staff and the safety culture! With the copious topics and sessions provided during the 4 days of training, there is a lot of information and ”take aways.”

Our Trainer Rey shows us Respirator Maintenance and Cleaning

Posted by CSTC Staff
28 Mar 2019 09:00 AM

Rey, a Trainer from CSTC showing us how to do a Respirator Take apart and cleaning.This time of the year, Pesticides and Respirators are popular trainings and topics of many questions. We had the chance to have Rey, one of CSTC's Trainers talk us through respirator take apart, cleaning, and even walk us through the proper way to put on and remove a respirator mask.

Ben Laverty III talks about Respirators and their use in 2019

Posted by CSTC Staff
13 Mar 2019 09:00 AM

In the video below, Ben Laverty III talks about Respirators, their training, storage and care, fines for respirator and for pesticides, as well as Filters and how 2019 rules have changed the way you should use respirators. Below the video is a full transcript for your reading needs.

Meet the Trainer - Ben Laverty IV

Posted by CSTC Staff
28 Feb 2019 09:00 AM

We have a lot of great trainers here at CSTC. We wanted to do some interviews so you could get to know them better.
Our second interview we thought was fitting to meet the Ben Laverty IV, son of the founder of CSTC Ben Laverty III.

Things to Consider when storing Fuels

Posted by CSTC Staff
21 Feb 2019 09:00 AM

You can’t get too far in your daily life without some sort of contact with a fuel operated vehicle, whether at home, or at work they are everywhere. While handling fuel at home requires care and safety for proper storage, dealing with fuel while at work not only requires safe procedures it also requires specific adherence to federal and state guidelines especially with regards to how it is being stored. 

Frequently asked questions about Hazardous Agricultural Materials Certificates 

Posted by CSTC Staff
14 Feb 2019 05:54 PM

HAZMAT PlacardThe purpose of this course is to allow operators to drive a vehicle which requires a Class C license while transporting placardable quantities of Hazardous Materials (HM) and Hazardous Waste (HW), without a HAZMAT endorsement. CSTC certifies that the following attendees have been trained and tested on the training requirements set forth in Title 49 CFR Part 172 which includes: General Awareness/Familiarization, Function Specific, Table of Hazardous Materials and Special Provisions, Shipping Papers, Marking, Labeling, Placarding, Emergency Response Information, Safety and Security Awareness Plans and Training.

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