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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Human Capital Management and Benefits Administration

Rhonda Marcucci, VP of HR & Benefits Technology Consulting, writes, “The field of human capital management (HCM) approaches employee staffing by viewing employees as assets (i.e., human capital), whose value can be measured and enhanced through investment. To understand the role of benefits administration within an HCM model…” Read more about this topic.

Tag(s): Health & Welfare; Human Resources & Benefits Technology;

Minute for Safety - Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne pathogens (BBP) are microorganisms that can cause disease when transferred from an infected person to another person through blood or other potentially infected body fluids. The microorganisms are capable of causing serious illness and death. The most common diseases spread in this manner are Hepatitis B (HBV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Examples of other bloodborne diseases include malaria, Hepatitis C and syphilis. Workers in health care and public safety jobs could be potentially exposed to these disease pathogens. These workers include, but are not limited to, doctors, dentists, nurses, paramedics, police, laboratory workers and housekeeping workers in the health care industry.

Tag(s): Loss Control;

Risk Management Safety Insight: Get Ready...Hazard Communication Standard

Are prepared to comply with the new safety data sheet (SDS) requirements beginning June 1, 2015? Failure to properly provide or respond to new SDS information by then could open the door to an OSHA inspection, enforcement activities or citations and penalties for violating the Hazard Communication Standard 2012 (HCS 2012). This Risk Management Safety Insight: Hazard Communication Standard newsletter addresses these topics and potential ramifications.

Tag(s): Workers Compensation; Loss Control;

PEP Talk: Safety Tips for Extension Cords

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 4,000 people are treated in emergency rooms each year because they were injured while using extension cords. Injuries include fractures, lacerations, contusions, or sprains from people tripping over cords. The Gallagher PEP Talk: Safety Tips for Extension Cords newsletter offers insights for public entities to help them avoid related injuries.

Tag(s): Public Sector; Loss Control;

Health & Welfare Consulting: Critical Thinking- From Employee to Stakeholder: The Unsustainable Status Quo in Compensation and Benefits

In this whitepaper on the topic of sustainability in compensation and benefits programs, Health & Welfare Consulting’s Joe Milano poses the question, “At what point will both employers and employees commit to shifting the paradigm? Compensation and benefits costs cannot simply increase year over year without corresponding growth to the bottom line.” Read more on what employers can do to help align their employees’ and organizational objectives to achieve a sustainable and successful future.

Tag(s): Health & Welfare;