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Simple Tips to Help You Stay Safe from Extreme Heat

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Extreme heat is when the hot weather is accompanied by high humidity and temperatures above 90 °F for three or more days. Repeated exposure to such weather can cause heat-related illnesses. Though anyone can get heat-related illnesses, elders, younger children, and those with existing health conditions are at an increased risk of being affected. Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 3: How to Be Ready for an Earthquake Away from Home

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Earthquakes are prevalent in many parts of the U.S. While scientists can identify fault zones, it is virtually impossible to predict when an earthquake might occur. Therefore, you should always stay prepared for an earthquake regardless of where you are. To this end, you should have an earthquake preparation kit in your car at all times, even when Read More

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Why Proper Investment in Manufacturing Safety Is Necessary

Manufacturing safety is comprised of all measures you implement to protect your workers from physical harm in your manufacturing facility or plant. It generally entails multiple processes, systems, personnel, and technologies. Without these prevention measures in place, your company assumes a high risk of work-related fatalities and injuries, from Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 2: Putting Together an Earthquake Kit

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Many parts of the U.S. are “fault zones,” which means they are prone to serious earthquakes. This includes the Central United States and the West Coast. While large earthquakes are uncommon, small earthquakes can also be destructive and dangerous. To survive an earthquake, you need to prepare for it, which is why you need an earthquake kit. Here Read More


Earthquake Series Part 1: Are You Ready for a Big Earthquake?

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Earthquakes are unpredictable. However, being prepared for one can save you from significant loss of life and property. Here are a few ways in which you can protect yourself and your family from potential injuries in the event of an earthquake. 1. Strengthen Your Building Ensure your home and any building that you use are safe during earthquakes Read More

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Bake Delicious Irish Soda Bread Muffins this St. Patrick’s Day!

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Many people in the Irish community typically celebrate St. Patrick's Day by baking Irish soda bread, watching a local parade, and indulging in Irish-inspired dishes such as Irish stew, corned beef and cabbage, Guinness pie, and shepherd's pie. However, to make your St. Patrick's Day meals even more enjoyable, you can give some of these classic Read More

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Stop Using Public USB Ports to Charge Your Phone

Battery power is something we’re all concerned about. We rely on our smartphones throughout the day for personal and business use, so much so that we often invest in portable chargers or are always on the lookout for a public charging port. However, you might want to reconsider using those public ports. The LA County District Attorney’s office put Read More

Red Flag Days in Effect Until Further Notice in L.A. County

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A Red Flag Day is when weather conditions indicate the potential for a fast-moving brush fire is extremely high. The conditions are defined as wind speeds 25 mph or more and humidity 15% or less. Keep up to date by signing up for Red Flag warnings at this link. View Local Hillside Fire Cameras at this link Please take a moment to run Read More

Updated Workplace Protocols Regarding COVID-19 Signage Regulations

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  Please click on the links below for more information. CA COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave for non-food sector employees: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/COVID-19-Non-Food-Sector-Employees-poster.pdf Reopening safer at work and in the community revised order: http://www.ph.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/reopening-la.htm Read More

Anti Harassment Webinars 2020

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SAVE THE DATE(S): Non-Harassment Training for Employees, Managers and Supervisors In Accordance with California AB 1343  Complimentary webinar for Hoffman Brown clients, in conjunction with Symmetry HR  Wed, October 21st– 10:00 am to 11:00 am (1 hour training for employees) Wed, October 28th– 9:30 to 11:30 (2 hour training for managers & Read More