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EVERYTHING EMPLOYEES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VALLEY FEVER


Everything employees need to know about Valley Fever

When working in areas with high risk for Valley Fever, there are certain precautions employees should know.

Dust Exposure.  Construction and agriculture workers are at a higher risk for contracting Valley Fever because of their work conditions.  There is a high rate of airborne dust exposure in these occupations.  It is important for employers to include measures on how to reduce dust exposure in the Injury and...

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ASSEMBLY BILL 203-A PROTECTION AGAINST VALLEY FEVER


Assembly Bill 203-a protection against Valley Fever

 Valley Fever cases continue to rise in California, and as a result a recent law was passed in the hopes to protect construction workers.   Assembly Bill 203, which because a law in October 2019, requires construction employers in certain counties to provide prevention training and Valley Fever awareness classes.

Training should contain:

·       Risk factors

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What is the fungus among us?

                                                    

There IS a Fungus Among Us

 

Terry Noland released the song “There Was a Fungus Among Us” in the 1950’s, but the title “There IS a Fungus Among Us” might be more...

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