California Hotel Workers Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Regulation to Take Effect July 1, 2018

Seyfarth Synopsis:  On March 9, 2018, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the new regulation that will require hotels and other lodging establishments (such as resorts and bed and breakfast inns) to implement new requirements to protect employees who perform housekeeping tasks from any “musculoskeletal injury.” The regulation will take effect on July 1, Read more about California Hotel Workers Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Regulation to Take Effect July 1, 2018[…]

5 Trends Causing Employers To Increase Focus On Office Safety And Security

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the development of a strong safety culture in the workplace has the greatest impact on reducing incidents. This has been confirmed by independent research and inspired many white-collar companies to invest in safety cultures of their own. The Growing Emphasis Read more about 5 Trends Causing Employers To Increase Focus On Office Safety And Security[…]

Cordless Tools Ensure Quality, Improve Ergonomics on Golf Cart Assembly Line

  Electric vehicles may be all the rage now among automotive manufacturers, but golf car makers have been using the technology since the early 1950s. Specifically, the Marketeer Co. first began producing electric cars in Redlands, CA, in 1951. By the late 1950s, other companies entered the market, including Club Car Inc. in 1958. Sixty years later, Club Car Read more about Cordless Tools Ensure Quality, Improve Ergonomics on Golf Cart Assembly Line[…]

California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation to Protect Hotel Housekeepers from Injury

via Cal/OSHA California has adopted a new workplace safety and health regulation to prevent and reduce work-related injuries to housekeepers in the hotel and hospitality industry. This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers. The new standard, which will be enforced by Cal/OSHA, was approved March 9 by the Office of Read more about California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation to Protect Hotel Housekeepers from Injury[…]

Don’t miss the 2018 Orange County ASSE Professional Development Conference!

February 21, 2018 Embassy Suites Hotel in Brea, CA It is a great opportunity for networking and professional growth!  Outstanding speakers have been secured for the conference. ·         Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Elizabeth Hannon of Wiser Everyday – “Creating a more resilient and engaged workforce with everyday mindfulness” ·         General Sessions include:  “Cal OSHA Update” by the Read more about Don’t miss the 2018 Orange County ASSE Professional Development Conference![…]

Overexertion Tops the 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index’s Most Disabling Workplace Injuries. How are YOU managing these risks in your workplace?

via Liberty Mutual   Workplace injuries and accidents that cause employees to miss six or more days of work cost U.S. employers $59.9 billion in 2014, the most recent year for which statistically valid injury data are available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the National Academy of Social Insurance, according to the Read more about Overexertion Tops the 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index’s Most Disabling Workplace Injuries. How are YOU managing these risks in your workplace?[…]