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Reporting Injuries to Cal/OSHA

April 25, 2022

Cal/OSHA continues to issue a substantial number of citations at California K-12 public schools, including schools in Sonoma County, for failing to report “serious” injuries, illnesses, and fatalities immediately.  “Immediately” means reporting the incident to the American Canyon Cal/OSHA District Office as soon as possible but not longer than 8-hours after the employer knows or…

Planning for TK Students on the Playground

May 16, 2022

Play equipment provides an invaluable learning opportunity for children of all ages andabilities, however not all playground equipment is designed for children of all ages andabilities. As many districts welcome transitional kindergarten students over the next fewschool years, it is important to know if your district’s playground equipment is appropriatefor this age group. Here are…

California Wildfire Preparedness Week

May 4, 2022

California’s Wildfire Preparedness Week is May 1 to 7, and Cal Fire and its partner agencies are spending the week raising awareness on what individuals and communities can do to help protect themselves against the threat of wildfires. Being proactive and prepared for wildfires is crucial for all Californians in making their communities more resilient to…