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Coronavirus

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Coronavirus – Jaws or Y2K*? For you the employer, for you the HR Director, for you the person in charge of paid leave and benefits and.....continue

Ten steps for employers to consider during the coronavirus outbreak

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What Should I Do?  Ten Steps for Employers To Consider During the Coronavirus Outbreak Employers are asking what measures should be implemented in response to.....continue

OH: What your workplace can do right now to prepare for COVID-19

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What Your Workplace Can Do Right Now to Prepare for COVID-19 As the Ohio Department of Health begins testing for coronavirus, employers.....continue

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AZ Prepared for COVID-19

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Arizona officials call on citizens, businesses to fend off virus Arizona health officials and the governor reassured citizens and employers on Monday that the risk.....continue

OSHA Duties and Responsibilities

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  Section 5(a) of the OSH Act states: "The basic duties of employers and employees are that: ..continue

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Is sex a part of your workday (and covered by workers' comp)?

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Death During Sex on Business Trip Was a “Workplace Accident”?!!! Ah, the French. They have such a … cosmopolitan attitude towards sex. This was on display in.....continue

Introduction to OSHA

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  The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the OSH Act) has been the principal force of change acting to reduce work-related injuries, deaths, and.....continue

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Remote worker safety (without holding their shirt)

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Safety Considerations for Remote Workers Thanks to technology, working remotely has become a more accessible and more plausible option for employees everywhere. With more companies.....continue

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NY Additional workplace protections for victims of domestic violence

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New York Expands Workplace Protections For Domestic Violence Victims Governor Andrew Cuomo just signed into effect an amendment to New York law expanding the protections.....continue

OSHA – a simple audit

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The following list of questions will provide a snapshot for you to use in determining whether or not you are complying with the safety and.....continue

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Measles in the workplace – just the FAQs ma’am

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On May 17, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 880 individual cases of measles had been confirmed in 23 states.....continue

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The dog days of summer apply to workers too

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OSHA’s Guidelines for Employees Working during the “Dog Days of Summer” OSHA initially launched the “Heat Illness Prevention” campaign in 2011 to help educate employers.....continue

12 more steps you can take to reduce workplace violence risks

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12-Step Plan To Help Navigate OSHA’s Continued Focus On Workplace Violence Healthcare employees are nearly five times more likely than workers in other fields.....continue

Workplace shootings – 20 can-dos to prevent them

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This blog was written by Debra Friedman, contributor to our New York Human Resources Manual, at Cozen O'Connor, which also authors our.....continue

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TN: Conceal and carry means post to prohibit or permit

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This blog was written by William S. Rutchow at Ogletree Deakins, author of our Model Policies and Forms for Tennessee Employers. Ogletree also authors.....continue

Safety and health tips

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When you think about workplace safety, you probably picture injuries and accidents, but in reality, safety means much more than that.  The hardest aspect of.....continue

COVID-19 and OSHA—Keeping the Camel's Nose Out From Under the Tent

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Amid press reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has played a low-profile role during the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal agency is ramping.....continue

Mitigating Safety Risk in a Time of Pandemic - Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

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Courtesy of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce:  What: Secure the Health & Safety of Your Employees! Topics include: - Steps.....continue

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

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Every year from February through April certain employers in certain industries are required to post a record of workplace injuries and illnesses.  We’ll cover the.....continue

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Alphabet Soup: ADA, FMLA, WC and more

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SkarlatosZonarich is partnering with Harristown Enterprises to host a complimentary breakfast series, relating to the following hot Employment Law topics:  Ban the Box: Preparing.....continue

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SC / Hilton Head Island Safety and Workers' Compensation: What You Should Know

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All South Carolina employers, including non-profits, with four or more employees are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In this event series, you will.....continue

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SC / Anderson Safety and Workers' Compensation: What You Should Know

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All South Carolina employers, including non-profits, with four or more employees are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In this event series, you will.....continue

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SC / Greenville Safety and Workers' Compensation: What You Should Know

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All South Carolina employers, including non-profits, with four or more employees are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In this event series, you will.....continue

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SC / Charleston Safety and Workers' Compensation: What You Should Know

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All South Carolina employers, including non-profits, with four or more employees are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In this event series, you will.....continue

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SC / Columbia Safety and Workers' Compensation: What You Should Know

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All South Carolina employers, including non-profits, with four or more employees are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In this event series, you will.....continue

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SC / Myrtle Beach Safety and Workers' Compensation: What You Should Know

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All South Carolina employers, including non-profits, with four or more employees are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage. In this event series, you will.....continue

IL Workplace Violence Prevention Breakfast Briefing & Book Signing

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Employers have an obligation to prepare for emergencies and to address known hazards. Increasingly, employers have expressed concerns about whether these obligations extend to preventing workplace violence incidents. .....continue

HR for Safety Professionals: What Every Safety Professional Must Know about Employment Law and HR

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Effective safety management is intertwined with “HR” issues. The safety professional works with HR on job descriptions, employee safety orientation and training, supervisor development, safety-related.....continue

2019 OSHA Update

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Safety matters. That’s why the Georgia Chamber is proud to host the 2019 OSHA Update. Watch right from your computer to hear from Constangy, Brooks, Smith.....continue

Going Viral: Addressing Infectious Disease Concerns in the Workplace

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In the past few years, several infectious disease outbreaks have been in the news, from the Zika epidemic to measles outbreaks, and employers also have.....continue

What Executives Must Know About Safety and OSHA

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No major MBA program requires meaningful workplace safety and health instruction in their curriculums, and yet safety-related issues cause headaches for executives and can damage.....continue

Common Misunderstandings About the ADA, HIPAA, OSHA and Employee Medical Information

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Employers often worry about mishandling employee medical and health information. Join Fisher Phillips attorneys for a complimentary webinar to discuss the following questions: How.....continue

MO OSHA 10-hour Training Construction Industry

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Do you have employees who need OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training? This program is designed for them. Make safety your top priority! ..continue

OSHA Recordkeeping Update

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Join Fisher Phillips attorney Ed Foulke for a complimentary webinar dedicated to providing updated information on important topics in workplace safety and employment law. This presentation.....continue

MD – Opioids in the Maryland Workplace

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Seminar Join us to discuss strategies Maryland businesses and agencies are using to address opioids. Walk away with tools to assist your business in managing.....continue

OSHA 2016 Update: Increased Penalties, More Reporting and Other Trends

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An hrsimple webinar presented by Edwin Foulke Jr. of Fisher & Phillips. This webinar is worth 1 hour of SHRM-CP/SCP and HRCI credit. Topics covered.....continue

Zero Injuries and Best Practices in Workplace Safety

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Injuries and illnesses in the workplace are costing businesses billions of dollars and at the same time loss of productivity and profits. This program will.....continue