This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: Hurricane Harvey Roils Energy Markets, Q2 U.S. GDP Revised Upward, U.S. Manufacturing Expands
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Risk Management Safety Insight: Prepare for Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) now requires many workplaces to electronically submit their injury and illness data on an annual basis. The first submission deadline is December 1, 2017. This first submission should be based upon workplace injury and illness data collected in 2016.
Learn the rules that apply to you and that will also address this increasing drug problem. Learn about appropriate test methods and the key benefits of oral fluid testing that will help you manage your program.
Our analyst team offer a range of detailed and bespoke reports according to specific requirements. These harness NYA’s extensive regional consultant network to provide a timely and accurate assessment of the security risks affecting people and business operations.
The ongoing devastation from Hurricane Harvey, flooding in Houston, and ongoing rain in Texas and Louisiana are indicative how merciless and unpredictable Mother Nature can be. Climate scientists have warned higher sea levels and water temperatures in coming years, which are predicted to lead to more hurricanes and coastal flooding in the future. For employers, who are obligated to keep their employees safe during working hours, disaster preparedness is critical.
Floods are one of the most common and widespread of all disasters, and continue to grow in frequency and severity. Even if your business is above sea-level, it is important to remember that where it rains, it can flood. Businesses are more likely to flood than burn down, so it is essential to prepare now so you are ready if your business is flooded. View our Flood Preparation Checklist to help keep your business operations active even if the worst happens.
Hurricanes and tropical storms can lead to loss of life and devastation to property. Flash flooding from rainfall, storm surges and high winds are the major hazards that result from tropical cyclones. The consequences of this weather ranges from toppled trees to damage to buildings and equipment to bodily injury and even death of people in the storm’s path. This checklist provides a good start towards preparing and better protecting your business and your employees.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: Industrial Metals Rally, Global Economies Grow in Sync, Gold Shines
Generally, properties subject to floods are already in a flood plain and carry separate flood insurance. However, any property is subject to flooding given enough water in an area. Heavy thunderstorms, drought followed by water or the melting of winter snow can produce a fast or slow-rising flood. Flash floods are generally sudden and without warning, with walls of water up to 10-20 feet. Cars can be swept away. Be prepared.
In May 2017, we provided an overview of Ontario’s OHIP+ (click here to access). Earlier this month, Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ministry) provided additional guidance on this program.