Officials Caution Trick-or-Treaters Against Marijuana Edibles

Since the legalization of Marijuana, the number of children exposed to and having ingested THC-infused products has skyrocketed. This Halloween, officials urge parents and guardians to be ever vigilant about the kind of candy their children are accepting/eating.  THC candies can take various forms including (but not limited to), chocolates, cereals, gummies gold fish crackers/cheez-it’s and lollipops, and often have THC levels up to 90, which is equivalent to smoking an entire joint on ones own. Continue reading “Officials Caution Trick-or-Treaters Against Marijuana Edibles”

New Whistleblower Fact Sheet

The California Department Of Industrial Relations requires all California businesses with employees to prominently post a number of labor law posters, covering topics such as the minimum wage, health & safety, and other important labor laws, in the workplace.

Each year, and sometimes throughout the year these posters are updated. Newly updated is the Whistleblower Protection for Public Transportation Agency Workers Fact Sheet.

The new fact sheet {OSHA-factsheet-whistleblower-trans-agencies} covers the following topics:

  • Which employees are covered
  • What activities are protected
  • What retaliation is
  • Time limits for filing a complaint
  • How to file a NTSSA complaint
  • Results of investigation
  • How to get additional information

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Safety Tips: Halloween Edition

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Multi-ethnic children dressed in Halloween costumes

T-minus 7 days till Halloween!

This means a night out for most families with kids and teenagers. Although Halloween is a night full of costumes, scaring, laughing, friends, candy and fun, it can quickly and easily take a turn for the worst and become dangerous. If you’re the adult/teenage supervisor to trick-or-treaters, remember: you are responsible for yours and their safety!

Unfortunately, there are some people out there who’ll take advantage of wearing a costume, large crowds, young children, and sometimes chaotic streets. It’s incredibly important to stay safe, and aware when walking around with children and teenagers, especially if time wanders into the later, darker hours of the night.

Here are some safety tips to help ensure a fun, accident-less night out for the whole bunch:  Continue reading “Safety Tips: Halloween Edition”

$191,215 Citation Given for On-The-Job Hazard Exposure

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On October 17th, 2017 a New Jersey Contractor was cited $191,215 for exposing his workers to multiple hazards. Read more to find out how to protect your employees. Continue reading “$191,215 Citation Given for On-The-Job Hazard Exposure”

KRACK Attack: Is Your Wi-Fi Safe?

News broke earlier this week that our WPA2 wi-fi is not as secure as we may think. Viral attackers can unleash a “KRACK Attack” on your internet signal, allowing them to access your encrypted information, like: credit card numbers, bank information, passwords, etc. Continue reading “KRACK Attack: Is Your Wi-Fi Safe?”

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Keeping your business and employees healthy and safe is the primary goal of Have Safety Will Travel. Mark P. is specially trained and equipped to assist all kinds of businesses, including:

  • Light and Heavy Manufacturing
  • Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Hotels
  • Residential Treatment / Recovery Homes
  • Trucking
  • Automotive Dealerships
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Schools / Universities / Trade Schools

Do you fall into one of these categories? If so Mark P. of Have Safety Will Travel can help!

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First Aid Ready!

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What would happen today, if there was an accident at your workplace? Would employees and management know what to do? Would the injured person get the best possible care?

When an accident happens, a First Aid Program that meets the requirements of the law and is tailored to the type and size of the workplace can literally make the difference between life and death, or between recovery and permanent disablement. Continue reading “First Aid Ready!”