How to Protect Your Business Against Natural Disasters

Posted on Mar 7, 2012 8:30:00 AM

Spring season is approaching, which often brings severe weather including thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding. It is important to be prepared—including at your place of business—because natural disasters can happen suddenly with little or no warning.

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OSHA Releases New and Revised Materials on Worker Safety and Health

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 1:00:00 PM

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published new and revised information that explains workers' and employers' rights, as well as how to protect workers from hazards in the construction, general and maritime industries.

New OSHA Safety and Health Publications Now Available

Included among the new publications are:

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Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Disclosure Notices Must Be Distributed Prior to October 15

Posted on Sep 21, 2011 5:00:00 PM

As a reminder, the Medicare fall Open Enrollment Period now begins on October 15 and ends December 7. This means that plan sponsors of group health plans (including employers) that provide prescription drug coverage must distribute required creditable coverage disclosure notices to Medicare eligible participants prior to October 15

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Proposed Changes to OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

Posted on Jun 22, 2011 3:05:00 PM

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a proposed rule to update and revise two aspects of the agency's recordkeeping and reporting requirements for work-related injuries and illnesses. Public comments on the proposed changes should be submitted by Sept. 20, 2011.

Reporting of Work-Related Fatalities and In-Patient Hospitalizations 

Under the new proposed reporting requirements, employers would be required to report to OSHA any work-related fatalities and all in-patient hospitalizations within 8 hours, and work-related amputations within 24 hours.

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3 Month Phase-In for OSHA Residential Construction Fall Protection Directive

Posted on Jun 17, 2011 3:11:00 PM

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a three month phase-in period to allow residential construction employers to come into compliance with the Agency's new directive (STD 03-11-002) to provide residential construction workers with fall protection.

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