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Needle Stick Prevention Tips: Worker Safety in Recycling Facilities

- January 29, 2018 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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State law (H&SC §118286) in California makes it illegal for a person to knowingly dispose of home-generated sharps in their trash or containers used for the collection of solid waste, recyclable materials or green waste. Similar laws exist in many other …  Read more …

The $23,000.00 Sandwich

- December 8, 2017 by Renauld Wilson (View all posts by Renauld)
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How much would you be willing to pay for a sandwich? As preposterous as it may sound, some people are willing to spend $214.00 for the “Quintessential Grilled Cheese” sandwich.  Several years ago, it was given the distinction of being …  Read more …

Crystalline Silica Alternatives – Making Sure the Solution doesn’t lead to Unintended Consequences

- December 4, 2017 by Glenn Ingraham MS CIH (View all posts by Glenn)
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Crystalline Silica has been linked to serious and sometimes fatal chronic lung disease.  Safety agencies worldwide have moved to control exposure to this commonly found material by lowering exposure limits, and proposing alternatives to its use in industry. For years, …  Read more …