Category: Risk Management

Are You Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

Unlike physical threats that prompt immediate action—like stopping, dropping and rolling if you catch on fire— a cyber attack (threat) is often difficult to identify and understand. Download the PDF version Design © 2020 www.MyTPG.com All rights reserved. Cyber threats include dangers such as viruses erasing entire systems, intruders breaking into systems and altering files, […]

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Cyber Liability: Cyber Security for Small Businesses Featured

High-profile cyber-attacks on companies such as Target and Sears have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber-crime. Recent surveys conducted by the Small Business Authority, Symantec, Kaspersky Lab and the National Cybersecurity Alliance suggest that many small business owners are still operating under a false sense of cyber security. Download the PDF version This […]

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Preparing for an OSHA Visit

Are you preparing for an OSHA visit? Use the guidelines below to help prepare for an OSHA inspection. What triggers an OSHA inspection? An OSHA inspection can be triggered by any of the following: Planned inspection Complaint National/local emphasis program (e.g., lead, amputations) Site-specific targeting program (high incident rate sites) Follow-up on a previous inspection […]

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Compliance Overview: Identifying OSHA Recordable Incidents

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) generally requires covered employers to prepare and maintain records of occupational injuries and illnesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Labor and is responsible for administering the recordkeeping system established by the OSH Act. Download the PDF version […]

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Compliance Overview: OSHA Inspections

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires employers to provide a safe work environment for their workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for creating workplace safety standards and enforcing compliance with the OSH Act. This is where OSHA Inspections come into play. OSHA enforces compliance with the OSH Act […]

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The Benefits of OSHA Compliance

With all the possible OSHA violations and potential fines, ensuring OSHA compliance within your company can seem like a daunting task—but it doesn’t have to feel that way. Start with Recordkeeping Do you have an employee who is responsible for recording all cases of injury or illness? If you don’t, this is a good place […]

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Immunity from Civil Liability for Coronavirus Exposure

Federal Coronavirus-related laws, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, have included specific and limited liability provisions to encourage active participation of the medical industry in the fight against COVID-19 without fear of legal repercussions, aiding in immunity from civil liability. For the most part, this […]

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