Tag: CFR

One-Week Warning: OFCCP Contractor Portal Certification Deadline Approaches

By June 30, 2022, federal supply and service contractors with 100 or more employees are required to have registered and certified their establishment and maintenance of their affirmative action programs (AAPs). Although unresolved questions remain, the agency is finally answering some of the questions contractors have had since the portal opened. Registration Issues As a […]

Should You Train Your Employees for Medical Emergencies?

Are you considering providing medical training to your employees? Often, the focus of training is on employee development. But an increasing number of employers are starting to see the value of medical training when it means employees are able to react appropriately if a medical emergency occurs on the job.

Seat Belts Are Like PPE for Drivers

If you employ drivers, they probably recognize the importance of seat belts. But do they go so far as to consider them personal protective equipment (PPE)? Today, we’re providing training information regarding seat belt use that is valuable not just for those who drive for a living but for any of your employees who drive—which […]

California Adopts Silica Rule, Despite Construction Objections

On March 25, 2016, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized its new crystalline silica rule. Despite a court challenge, and over the objections of Cal/OSHA’s construction industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) has adopted federal OSHA’s silica rules.

The Aftermath: Dealing with an Uncontained Spill

By Jennifer Busick In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Jennifer Busick looked at preventive measures that can keep a spill controlled and contained until it can be dealt with. But what happens when the spill control fails or when it was inadequate or absent in the first place? Busick tackles the topic in today’s Advisor.

Navigating Joint Employment

As a recruiter, your new hire might be part of a joint employment relationship. Do you know all of the ins and outs of this relationship, including what your responsibilities are? Today we’ll hear some of the details from Susan Prince, JD, MSL, and legal editor at BLR®. By Susan Prince, JD, MSL, Legal Editor […]

Ask the Expert: What Are the Rules for Work Travel?

I have a company that does lighting designs for events that require employees to travel from their homes to various locations. Sometimes travel is required out of state. Typically the travel time is one to two hours. Sometimes employees meet at the warehouse and ride in the company van. Do we pay for the time […]