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2017-2018 Flu Season FAQ

Posted on: 14th November, 2017

New Flu Information for 2017-2018 Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. In 2017, a study in Pediatrics was the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination also significantly red...

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Paramedic “Thinkin’ ‘Bout Me” Video

Posted on: 14th November, 2017

We found this to be a pretty accurate depiction of a day in the life of an EMT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijfUg4-E3zE...

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EMS workers face higher occupational injury rates, NIOSH says

Posted on: 16th October, 2017

Washington – Emergency medical services workers have higher rates of work-related injuries than the general workforce and three times the lost workday rate of all private-industry workers, according to a new fact sheet from NIOSH. Using data gathered from a four-year study of EMS workers, the fact sheet states that more than 22,000 EMS workers are treated in emergency rooms for work-relat...

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OSHA’s 2016 Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Violations

Posted on: 16th November, 2016

OSHA's 2016 Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Violations 1. 1926.501 - Fall Protection (C) 2. 1910.1200 - Hazard Communication 3. 1926.451 - Scaffolding (C) 4. 1910.134 - Respiratory Protection 5. 1910.147 - Lockout/Tagout 6. 1910.178 - Powered Industrial Trucks 7. 1926.1053 - Ladders (C) 8. 1910.305 - Electrical, Wiring Methods 9. 1910.212 - Machine Guarding 10. 1910.303 - Electrical, G...

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Respirator Use & Selection

Posted on: 11th October, 2016

OSHA Requirements for Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 Selection of Respirators Must select a respirator certified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which must be used in compliance with the conditions of its certification. Must identify and evaluate the respiratory hazards in the workplace, including a reasonable estimate of employee exp...

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2016-2017 Flu Season is Here – Are you Ready?

Posted on: 20th September, 2016

New Flu Information for 2016-2017 Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. The more people who get vaccinated, the more people will be protected from flu, including older people, very y...

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With Cal-OSHA violations on the rise the question is are your company’s safety policies adequate?

Posted on: 17th August, 2016

Cal- Osha Violations: As a result of the new budget the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration otherwise known as (OSHA) is set to increase penalties for all OSHA Violations for the first time since 1990. Perhaps you are asking yourself the question “Who is OSHA and why should I be concerned?”   OSHA is a part of the Department of Labor, OSHA is a Federal Agency that ensures sa...

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OSHA Penalty Adjustments to Take Effect August 2016

Posted on: 14th July, 2016

In November 2015, Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. The Department of Labor is adjusting penalties for its agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA's maximum penalties, which were last adjusted in 1990, will increase by 78%. Going forward, the agency will continue to adjust ...

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FROST Performs 100,000+ Fit Tests Every Year

Posted on: 8th December, 2015

FROST provides assistance with respiratory protection programs throughout the United States and performs more than 100,000 respirator fits tests every year. Don't get hit with OSHA Fines for non-compliance. Call us today! http://www.oshatoday.com/news-digest-item/flavor-and-fragrance-company-facing-122k-in-fed-osha-penalties/...

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AOHP Booth & Materials

Posted on: 26th October, 2015

We had a great time in San Francisco for the AOHP Conference. See some images below of our booth and collateral. Always keep us in mind for your Occupational Services Needs. Contact Us Today! ...

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34th Annual AOHP National Conference in San Francisco

Posted on: 13th October, 2015

Fast Response Onsite Testing attends the 34th Annual AOHP National Conference in San Francisco “It is essential to keep current with pertinent changes in the field of occupational and environmental health.” This was the mantra at the recent 34th Annual AOHP National Conference in San Francisco. Bridging Innovation and Knowledge for Best Practice Development, 2015 was a productive ...

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OSHA levies fines against local industry Managing…

Posted on: 19th March, 2015

OSHA levies fines against local industry Managing partner says company working closely with OSHA to resolve issues Read full text here....

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Check Out Our New Company Video

Posted on: 10th March, 2015

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Flu Death in California

Posted on: 16th January, 2015

First Flu death in California of someone under the age of 65. Read full story below: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-flu-death-20150109-story.html...

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Fast Response In The News!

Posted on: 5th January, 2015

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SMRI and FROST Merger

Posted on: 30th May, 2014

Safety Resources Management Inc. (SRMI) and Fast Response On-Site Testing Inc. (FROST) announced their merger today. The expanded business from SRMI will be pulled under the FROST banner and will run from the FROST mobile operations center located in Santa Cruz, CA. Due to the ever demanding Regulatory Agencies laws and regulations, SRMI and FROST wanted to serve their customers with more comprehe...

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New Pre-Hospital Testing Mobile Unit (PAT)

Posted on: 1st May, 2013

Our new mobile pre-hospital OSHA compliance and PAT (physical agility) unit – In action today in Napa, CA ...

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AB 2774 Description and Implications

Posted on: 25th January, 2013

AB 2774 – Another reason savvy employer’s rely on Fast Response Onsite Testing (FROST) to provide respiratory protection and hearing conservation compliance programs. This relatively new bill greatly increases the exposure and fines for California employers. Teamed with FROST, California employers can rest assured that their workforce is safe and compliant. On September 30, 2010, California...

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NEW Fast Response Truck

Posted on: 15th January, 2013

FROST has added a new vehicle to it’s fleet! Affectionately known as “Sue” (Isuzu), she is rigged as a full soundproof, mobile testing unit that can do up to 10 hearing tests at a time, or provide 4 four respirator fit testing stations AND private medicals/pulmonary function tests simultaneously. We are very proud of our new rig and we look forward to showing it off on our 2013 jobs. ...

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