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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.

Meet the Trainer - Martin Banuelos

Posted by CSTC Staff
24 Sep 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 Martin Banuelos

Why should you do Service or Maintenance using Lock Out/Block Out/Tag Out?

Posted by CSTC Staff
17 Sep 2019 09:00 AM

How many of us do service or maintenance to fix something that we consider easy fix or just to save money? Whether it be at work or at home were always doing some sort of repair. When we’re doing repairs many times, we don’t consider the risk of doing them. 

Not taking the proper precautions while doing service or maintenance can be costly. It can cost no only money, but it can also cost you, your life. Numerous incidents have occurred involving machines and moving parts. 

CSTC Terra Talks Technology with CSTC

Posted by CSTC Staff
10 Sep 2019 09:00 AM

California Safety Training Corporation's Terra Laverty, daughter of CSTC founder Ben Laverty, talks about how CSTC uses technology to help CSTC and their customers.

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.

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