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What are the recordkeeping advantages of IP-based video?

Q. What are the benefits of an IP-based security system over the digital tapes we’ve been keeping?

Whistling in the dark: How safe are we at work?

Most believe their workplace is safe but still think emergencies could pose a problem, according to survey.

OSHA rule pushes electronic injury and illness reports

A new final OSHA rule, published May 11, required large employers to maintain electronic records of workplace injuries and illnesses and submit OSHA reports electronically.

EEOC settles GINA lawsuit with mining company

Joy Mining Machinery in Pittsburgh, has agreed to settle an EEOC lawsuit that claimed the company’s hiring practices violated the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

Whistleblowers may not have common-law protection

Pennsylvania workers fired after reporting safety violations may not have a common-law wrongful discharge claim if they didn’t have a specific duty to report the safety problems.

New procedures signal OSHA crack down on unreported injuries

The Occu­pational Safety and Health Administration has  issued new procedures for enforcing revised injury and illness reporting requirements.

OSHA update: Hazard alerts, silica rule and other priorities

Here are some of the highlights from the OSHA head’s chat with the oil and gas servicing industry.

Armed attack at work: Staff can fight back


It’s a sad fact of life: Increasing numbers of employers have decided they must train workers how to respond to an active shooter assault on the workplace—but with a tactical twist.

How do employers help employees quit smoking?

Employers use a number of ideas to try and break their workers’ smoking habits

Use the right words when pointing employees to EAP

When you mention to employees that the company has an EAP service, do so in a generic and consistent manner.