Archive for Posts Tagged ‘workplace safety’

Changing marijuana laws impact HR | Texas Employee Benefits Agency
Apr

22

2019

Changing marijuana laws impact HR | Texas Employee Benefits Agency

In more and more states, the legalization or impending legalization of cannabis requires HR teams to assess, and potentially continually reassess, company policies. In some states, legalization has been limited to medical use but, in others, it has extended to recreational use. Workforce magazine has had several recent articles focused on helping HR professionals understand how new and existing laws impact their work and workplace….

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You Can Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence | Texas Benefits Agency
Feb

20

2019

You Can Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence | Texas Benefits Agency

On Friday, February 15, 2019, five employees of a manufacturer in Aurora, Illinois, were killed by an employee they were about to terminate as they met in a conference room. Among the victims were the human resources director and a young HR intern at his first day on the job. This is just the latest incidence of gun violence at a workplace. The Occupational Safety…

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Jun

28

2016

OSHA Reporting Changes: Employer Checklist

By Nancy Bourque HR Practice Leader at United Benefit Advisors The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued sweeping changes to record-keeping and reporting rules. Starting in 2017, employers with as few as 20 employees may be required to electronically report workplace injuries and illnesses on an annual basis, and the information from those reports will be searchable, by employer name, by any member…

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OSHA’s Final Rule on Electronic Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
Jun

20

2016

OSHA’s Final Rule on Electronic Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

By Nancy Bourque HR Practice Leader at United Benefit Advisors Beginning in 2017, certain employers with as few as 20 employees at a single site will be required to electronically file information about employee injuries and accidents that occurred in the prior year. This means that, for many employers, injuries and illnesses occurring in 2016 will be subject to this change. Employers of as few…

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