Cal/OSHA Consultation Services Branch
The word is out ... But have YOU heard?
Consultation helps remove hazards, lower accident rates, save money, and boost profitability
Get advice you need from consultants you can trust.
- Consultants are knowledgeable safety and industrial hygiene professionals
- Every consultation is confidential
- Consultations are free
You benefit from consultation when you ...
- Reduce preventable accidents and injuries
- Reduce workers compensation premiums
- Decrease employee absence and turnover rates
- Helping you strengthen your safety culture
- Get an abatement period instead of a citation
- Avoid fines
Call NOW for assistance - 1-800-963-9424
Consultation is already working for these employers:
Seeing the whole picture
"You have a lot of specialists in the field of safety... one person might know something about cranes, but they don't really see the overall picture ... I really felt that our consultant was the kind of person that saw the overall picture." - Diversified Container
"We've saved thousands of dollars by using the program... There are just so many ways it's helped... getting the consultation at no cost." - Filing Source
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Requesting AssistanceCall your local Consultation Services office and request an on-site visit. The request will be assigned to a consultant who will contact you to schedule a date and time.
Preparing for the VisitHave ready:
- Company safety programs
- Workers' compensation loss runs
- Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
Opening ConferenceThe visit opens with a conference. For union companies, the representative should be present. Any employee participation is welcome. The consultant will explain the process, and management can decide whether to proceed.
Learning From Your Safety RecordThe consultant will help identify hazards by analyzing your past injuries and illnesses. The focus will be on preventing future losses.
Program ReviewThe consultant will review all written safety programs, and assess how well they are being put into practice. You'll receive materials and guidance in setting-up an effective injury and illness prevention program.
Walk-Around Hazard IdentificationThe consultant will conduct a walk-around inspection and help you identify and correct unsafe conditions and work practices.
Closing ConferenceAt the end of the on-site visit. The consultant will summarize the findings and timeframes for correcting hazards with a written report to follow.