Category: CalPRIMA News

Why don’t architects think about fall protection?

There is nothing worse than spending 20 million dollars on a brand new building only to find out that you can’t maintain certain areas because there is no fall protection anchor points.  Time and time again, we see that safety regulations are an after thought for architects especially in the public sector due to their …

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Pokemon Go – a new liability

As you may be aware Pokemon Go is all the rage in just about every city across the United States.  The best thing about this video game is that it really is the first to get people outside and socially interacting with each other.  Below we will explore the upsides and downsides of Pokemon Go …

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How to Cut Costs and Reduce OSHA Claims – Guest Post

As we examine the costs of work-related injuries, we gain insight into the perspectives around this issue, along with a better understanding of the myriad of factors that impact those costs. Some of the costs are harder to document, such as the effect on co-worker morale, or a reduction in productivity throughout due to a …

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10 ways to reduce employee turnover – Guest Post by Dell Dorn

This blog post is brought to you by Dell Dorn of Dorn Companies. About the Author Dell Dorn is the founder and CEO of DORN Companies. He started DORN in 1998 to help employers save money on workers’ compensation claims and reduce OSHA recordables. Today, DORN customers realize the immense cost of employee pain and …

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Emergency procedures could save the day!

With El Nino on its way, preparing for an emergency is essential.  Restoration Management Company (RMC) offers this handy guide on preparing for emergencies.  Download it for free.Emergency Planning Guidelines 10’15 Restoration Management Co

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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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.

PRIMA Conference 2015 by Dave George

PRIMA descended upon Houston this year for their annual conference.  The theme was energy, a nod to the Energy capital of our country.  If there was ever a lack of energy indoors, outside the convention center buzzed with construction activity at a feverish pace at every corner.  Sunday kicked off with the welcome reception and …

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Risk/Safety Trainee – Philadelphia Insurance Companies

We are looking for a Risk/Safety Trainee in our Mission Viejo, CA office. We have been rated a Best Places to Work in Insurance, five years in a row! Candidates should send their resume to Mark Hourican at and indicate their interest in the Risk/Safety Trainee Position. Job Location: Mission Viejo, CA Duration of …

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