The pitfalls of using social networking or other online searches to screen for job applicants.

Well, the day is here.  The day that we have exposed ourselves to the world and then scream for privacy rights.  The fact of the matter is that we have placed our photos, our actions, our kids, likes, dislikes, political interest and some things that we should never share.  All of this is fine, until Read more about The pitfalls of using social networking or other online searches to screen for job applicants.[…]

Do I need to fingerprint and background contractors and volunteers who work in schools?

There is always a controversy around fingerprinting employees and volunteers that work in schools.  Let’s face it, you need to do it.    California Education Code governs the fingerprinting of those who work and volunteer in schools.  AB 1025 of 2009/2010 solidified the issue of fingerprinting by requiring it for certain volunteers, but still missed a Read more about Do I need to fingerprint and background contractors and volunteers who work in schools?[…]

What should I look for in a Cyber Audit?

It is always hard to vet a vendor, but cyber audit vendors may pose more difficult challenges.  Here are a few designations that should help determine their worthiness. Are they members of ISSA or ISACA? Do they hold the CISSP desingation? Follow the ISO 27000 series for these types of audits.

What was the bill that addressed Hands Free Wireless Telephone usage in vehicles

Hands Free Wireless Telephone Does not apply to 2-way radio BILL NUMBER: SB 1613 CHAPTERED BILL TEXT CHAPTER 290 FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 APPROVED BY GOVERNOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 PASSED THE SENATE AUGUST 31, 2006 PASSED THE ASSEMBLY AUGUST 29, 2006 AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY AUGUST 24, 2006 AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY AUGUST Read more about What was the bill that addressed Hands Free Wireless Telephone usage in vehicles[…]

Need a sample disclaimer for your safety blog?

You have elected to visit the Weblog (blog) portion of our web site. The blog feature allows readers to comment on stories we make available on our website for the general interest of our members and associates. (Your Company Name) cannot anticipate the comments which may appear on the blog however we reserve the right Read more about Need a sample disclaimer for your safety blog?[…]

Where are service animals/dogs regulated?

Service Animals, not therapy animals, are regulated in the Food & Ag Code in California.  Basically, they are allowed the same rights to enter any building or mode of transportation as a human being, even if they are just in training.  Do not under any circumstance, other than endangerment to another person (safety reasons) prohibit Read more about Where are service animals/dogs regulated?[…]