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If You Didn’t Come Here To Be Liked You Came To The Right Place

By Phil La Duke

NOTE: If you are reading this, thank you. The fact that you took the time to read this and maybe even reflected on these points before making a comment either here or on LinkedIn means a lot to me.

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WCAHS Celebrates California Ag Day 2016

How long does it take to adapt to high temperatures? That was one question on the trivia wheel that WCAHS brought to California Ag Day 2016 at the State Capitol on March 16th. 240 more words

Worker Safety

Who Knows What Ineptitude Lies in the Hearts of Workers? Doing Shadow Training Right

By Phil La Duke

“That bear kicked my ass, but that was nothing compared from the beating I took from the kangaroo” —Randy Perry

I had about six topics that I wanted to bring up this week, but in last week’s post I threatened to take on shadow training, so for good or for ill here I sit whacked out of my head on caffeine (interesting side note, I just read that more people are addicted to caffeine than any other drink, of course my source for this is the internet so who the hell…

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LD 1384 Update & Call To Action

After a lot of sound developmental work, LD 1384, AAT Improve Workplace Safety by Simplifying and Improving Employers’ Substance Abuse Policy Requirements is ready for what may be the final LCRED Committee hearing on this vital and necessary legislation. 281 more words

Human Resources

When in doubt – layer up!

By Melissa Babcock

A few months back, on a brisk, fall morning, I left the house wearing a light jacket and a pair of ballet flats on my feet. 503 more words

Safety Blog

Calculating the Cost of Nothing

By Phil La Duke

I’ve been writing this blog for almost 10 years (I started in July 2016) and during a decade of writing it, I haven’t said much about what I do; that is to say, I don’t share much about my day job. 1,230 more words


Another major factory fire in Bangladesh shows "industry safeguards" are failing

Updated with H&M’s statement at 12:30pm in Hong Kong.

A Bangladesh factory that made clothing for H&M and JC Penny caught on fire early in the morning of  Feb. 345 more words