August 2015 archive

El Nino is Coming….. Get Prepared

The writing is on the wall. The 2015 El Nino is supposed to set California records. Whether you want to believe the weather man or not, offering a cold shoulder is certainly not advised. In 1997, the effects of El Nino were gruesome. We saw several school suffer massive water devestation among their campuses. And …

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Contra Costa Water District Is HIRING!

Do you know a dynamic and effective Health and Safety Manager who would be interested in working for one of the premier special districts in California? Due to a pending retirement, CCWD is looking to fill an upgraded position with a salary of $123,302 to $149,864 plus fantastic benefits (including a 2.35% at 55 PERS-reciprocal …

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Do cooling towels really work?

You’ve seen them on your favorite professional tennis players, golfers and even on the shelves of Costco. With the heat rising and the risk of heat illness looming, risk managers are looking for ways to keep their fellow employees cool. Hence the introduction of the cooling towel. While it is not a new concept (I …

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Does posture affect ergonomics?

We love Ted talks and this time they explain how great posture is key to everything you do.  Watch these quick Ted Ed video which explains why good posture is so important and just maybe you will be feeling better in a few weeks.