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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.

Protection from Wildfire Smoke - Do you smell that?!

Posted by CSTC Staff
15 Oct 2019 09:00 AM

CAL/OSHA has proposed and adopted a new emergency regulation known as section 5141.1.  The new regulation is concerned with providing a safe work environment for outside workers when there is wildfire in the area and the current Air Quality Index (AQI) is 151 or greater.  The concern here is that wildfires can produce particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 micrometers, at this size it is too small for the body to filter out naturally.  At they are known to filter down to the deepest recesses of the lung and can cause heart and lung health issues. 

Meet the Trainer - Damian Sanchez

Posted by CSTC Staff
08 Oct 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.
Meet trainer Damian Sanchez

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.