A new COVID-19 relief package being considered in the U.S. Senate calls for significant liability protection for employers as they resume business during the pandemic.
In May 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a memorandum permitting the use of drones to inspect workplaces under certain circumstances. Since that time, OSHA has used unmanned aircraft systems (UASs or drones) in a number of investigations, and their use is expected to become more common in the future.
I have a retired friend who unretired himself for a part-time job. The job requires attention to detail. The office in which he works, however, plays music constantly. It just so happens the agreed-upon station plays the classics he grew up listening to, and now he can’t stand the sound of any of them.
According to Brandon Hall’s 2018 Learning Strategy Study, more than half of the companies surveyed identified compliance training as a top priority, and they even ranked it as a higher priority over job-specific skills or leadership development.
As the learning and development (L&D) department continues to become one of the most innovative departments inside its organizations, it’s starting to gain more and more responsibilities.
Many organizations have wellness programs aimed at getting their employees healthy. But what about the air at work? Today we are going to take a detailed look at how indoor air quality is regulated.
Employers have through September 28 to submit comments on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposal to amend its controversial Obama-era e-recordkeeping rule.
According to OSHA, nearly 2 million American workers report that they are victims of workplace violence each year. Unfortunately, even more instances of workplace violence go unreported each year, too, due to a lack of preventive measures, policies, or mandated workplace violence training programs.
In physical, labor-intensive jobs, companies are often concerned about both the ability of employees to be able to do the work and the potential liability for workplace injuries.
According to The National Safety Council, work-related injuries and deaths cost society about $142.5 million every year. And while the total number of reported workplace injuries and deaths may be down in recent years, there are still many important things to take note of in the realm of workplace health and safety in 2018.