Category: CalPRIMA News

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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How to create a meaningful light duty assignment

I get asked over and over again – “how can I reduce my work comp costs?”  It’s a big question with enough answers to fill a book.  In fact, I wrote a book on the subject (available on amazon).  Most work comp managers are looking for easy and fast fixes with short term results.  But …

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Don’t forget PRIMA Annual Conference is coming June 7th

It’s not too late to take advantage of this year’s annual PRIMA conference. The conference starts June 7th in Houston, Texas and runs through June 10th.  To learn more or register, visit    

Mt. SAC College is hiring a Manager, Environmental Safety and Emergency Services

Position Information Apply to this Job Position Information Job Description Title: Manager, Environmental Safety and Emergency Services Job Category: Management Employee Group: M Time (Percent Time): 100% Term (months/year): 12 months/year Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday – Friday; 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Salary Range: M-08 Salary: Salary Range: M-08; $81, 408 – $90, …

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Too many issues are impacting the campus ‘Rape Culture’

When considering writing a piece addressing the issues that arise in the documentary “The Hunting Ground” which takes a stark look at the purported “rape culture on campuses”, I had acute writer’s block. However, there was the epiphany. Rather than write about the important organizational endeavors that my employer takes at the campuses to educate, …

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