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Safety/Health

What are the recordkeeping advantages of IP-based video?

06/02/2016
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?

05/17/2016
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

05/13/2016
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

05/02/2016
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

05/02/2016
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

04/28/2016
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

04/01/2016
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

02/04/2016

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?

02/02/2016
Employers use a number of ideas to try and break their workers’ smoking habits

Use the right words when pointing employees to EAP

01/27/2016
When you mention to employees that the company has an EAP service, do so in a generic and consistent manner.