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Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Workers if the Air Quality is Unhealthy due to Wildfire Smoke

Posted by CSTC Staff
28 Oct 2019 09:00 AM

CSTC subscribes to several News Services, one of them being Department of Industrial Relations ( DIR News ). Sunday October 27th, we received this release about "Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Workers if the Air Quality is Unhealthy due to Wildfire Smoke". We are republishing this information to help spread this valuation information.

Halloween is Scary for Parents and its not just the Candy

Posted by CSTC Staff
23 Oct 2019 09:00 AM
When parents think of Halloween, the first thing they worry about is the Candy their kids might get when trick or treating. While it's a good idea to check your children's candy, there are other things to be aware of. This video shows pediatrician Benjamin D. Hoffman, MD, FAAP, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, offers advice to keep your children safe as they trick or treat.

Fire Extinguisher FAQs

Posted by CSTC Staff
01 Oct 2019 09:00 AM

Fire Extinguishers must be inspected Monthly and serviced every year. It is always important for your Fire Extinguisher to be ready in case of a fire. You don’t have to be certified to inspect a Fire Extinguisher.

Have a happy and safe Labor Day 2019 - From CSTC

Posted by CSTC Staff
29 Aug 2019 11:30 PM

Most countries celebrate Labor Day in May, but not in the USA. We have lots to celebrate, especially being a safety company, CSTC is happy to report that the industrial fatality rate has fallen by roughly 78% since the early 1900s. 5147 fatal work injuries in 2017, compared to 23,000 in 1913. Did you know that 594,000+ workers’ lives have been saved since the Occupational Safety and Health Act was enacted in 1970. 

July 30 2019 Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation to Protect Outdoor Workers from Wildfire Smoke in Effect

Posted by CSTC Staff
31 Jul 2019 05:20 PM

Department of Industrial Relations State of California made a News Release July 30 2019, stating — "Cal/OSHA’s emergency regulation requiring employers to protect workers from hazards associated with wildfire smoke is now in effect, following its approval yesterday by the Office of Administrative Law." 

Read more for the full news release

Meet the Trainer - Uvaldo Garcia

Posted by CSTC Staff
20 Jun 2019 04:00 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.
Meet our Trainer Uvaldo Garcia

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.

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