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Meet the Trainer - Ben Laverty III - Founder of CSTC

Posted by CSTC Staff
15 Jan 2019 09:28 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.
First interview we thought was fitting to meet the founder of CSTC, and learn how the company came to be.

New 2019 Regulations means IIPP Updates - explained in a short video from Dr Ben Laverty III

Posted by CSTC Staff
08 Jan 2019 09:00 AM

New 2019 Regulations means you should update your Injury and Illness Prevention ProgramNew Regulations in 2019 means you should update your Injury and Illness Prevention Program ( IIPP or I2P2 ). In this Video ( with Transcript for reading ), Dr Ben Laverty III explains why you should update your IIPP, and what are some of the regulations that have changed recently, as well as requirements for your IIPP and your Emergency Action Plan ( EAP ).

Happy New Year from CSTC - Preparing for 2019

Posted by CSTC Staff
01 Jan 2019 09:00 AM

Happy New Year from CSTC. Here is a short video message ( with transcript ) from Owner / Founder of California Safety Training Corporation, Dr Ben Laverty III, and information about the upcoming year.

Happy Halloween - Enjoy your Halloween more with some safety tips

Posted by CSTC Staff
25 Oct 2018 04:36 PM

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids and the whole family. Halloween will bring you lots of treats, but the joys of Halloween can also bring a lot more scary times than you might like. To ensure our friends family and community have a safe and happy Halloween, we wanted to share you a few safety tips, sources from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). 

What do you do If OSHA (State or Federal) Shows up?

Posted by CSTC Staff
07 Sep 2018 09:00 AM

What to do and what to expect when a state or federal OSHA inspector shows up.

Office of Environmental Health Hazard enforcing new law changes to Proposition 65 August 30th, 2018

Posted by CSTC Staff
30 Aug 2018 09:00 AM

On August 30,2018 the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment will begin enforcing law changes to the Proposition 65 rules. Any business who exposes people to chemicals on the Prop 65 list without providing “clear and reasonable” warnings will be subject to citations and fines.  Three types of exposures require the warnings,  consumer product, occupational and environmental.   Areas where these Prop 65 chemicals are used are both rural and urban.  Agricultural pesticides, turf applications, ornamental, dyes that “set” the colors in carpet paints, glues are some examples. Active or inert ingredients that are on the Prop 65 list must be covered and documented.  

August 2018 Cal-OSHA Reporter released

Posted by CSTC Staff
23 Aug 2018 03:54 PM

Safety is our business, and we are always working hard to keep up on all of the rules and regulation changes, and safety news. One of the ways we do that is to read the Cal-OSHA Reporter when released. Aug 2018's release has some interesting information, building on top of some of our recent blog posts, and we wanted to share this with you. The main article in this release discusses Heat Illness Regulations and if they apply to buses and other transportation. Unfortunately fatalities do happens, another article discusses Fatality Incidents, including 6 recent employee deaths, 2 from the fires discussed in previous posts. The article includes a breakdown the industries of these deaths, and the methods in which they died. In addition to these articles, there are others articles you might find interesting as well.

Wildfire smoke means possible Respiratory Protection for Outdoor Workers

Posted by CSTC Staff
09 Aug 2018 08:00 AM

Living in Southern California, like a large number of our clients, friends and family, these Wildfires are affecting our air quality, and our health. As employers, this means even more responsibility for outdoor workers, and Cal OSHA issued an advisory to help keep your compliant, and your workers safe.

Video - Ben IV Laverty discusses Heat Illness Regulations

Posted by CSTC Staff
11 Jul 2018 05:52 PM

Living in Bakersfield, Heat Illness is a serious problem, with high temperatures 8+ months out of the year. In this video, Ben IV Laverty discusses Heat Illness very casually, with some stories, insights, and frequently asked questions from employers and employees.

Have a happy and safe 4th of July - From CSTC

Posted by CSTC Staff
02 Jul 2018 04:00 PM

Fireworks over a cityWe have all heard the saying “if you can’t stand the heat stay out of the kitchen” well when it comes to fire safety during this season of BBQ’s and fireworks it’s not quite that simple.

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