Category: Risk Management

California COVID-19 Reporting Laws Go Into Effect

COVID-19 Reporting Laws for Businesses with 5 or more employees: CA Employers must report all known (or reasonably known) Employee positive tests for COVID to their WC Carrier.  This obligation applies even if the employee is not making an allegation of workplace exposure. Download the PDF version Positive Tests between 7/6/2020 to 9/17/2020 1.            Test […]

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Maintain Proper Electrical Panel Clearances

Electrical panel clearances: Electrical panels can be found in just about every business. However, because they are not typically out in the open or inspected daily, it’s easy to overlook electrical panels and the potential risks associated with them. Download the PDF version This Risk Insights is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any […]

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OSHA Recordkeeping Forms

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires covered employers to prepare and maintain records of certain occupational injuries and illnesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for administering the recordkeeping forms and the system established by the OSH Act. Download the PDF version This Compliance Overview is not intended to […]

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OSHA Reveals Whistleblower Complaint Increase in the Midst of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, employee health and safety remains a top priority. Specifically, a key topic of concern has been whether those workers who filed a whistleblower complaint (potential violations, for example a lack of social distancing or inadequate personal protective equipment) are being properly protected from employer retaliation. Download PDF version This […]

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OSHA FAQs: OSHA Electronic Reporting Requirement

In 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding OSHA electronic reporting, requiring certain employers to electronically submit data from their work-related injury records to OSHA. The final rule also solidified employee anti-retaliation protections for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses. Download the PDF version This Compliance Overview is not intended […]

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Accident Prevention Program Training for Employees, Supervisors and Managers

An effective accident prevention program requires proper job performance from everyone in the workplace. As an owner or manager, you must ensure that all employees know about the materials and equipment they work with, known hazards and how to control those hazards. That’s exactly what accident prevention program training is used for. Download the PDF […]

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