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.
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Severe earthquakes can strike suddenly, violently and without warning. It is estimated that approximately 500,000 earthquakes occur each year, detectable with current instrumentation. About 100,000 of these can be felt. Minor earthquakes occur nearly constantly around the world, including places like California and Alaska in the United States. Advanced planning can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss of life from an earthquake. Are you prepared?
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: U.S. Stock Markets Register Record Highs (Again), Small Businesses Remain Optimistic, Emerging Markets Benefit from Falling Dollar
To take this in context, there were 274,552 civil cases filed in federal court in 2016, according to Public Access to Court Electronic Records or PACER 2. In each of those cases, the attorney filing the case must designate one — and only one — Nature of Suit (NOS), even if more than one designation could be applied.
Welcome to the Fall 2017 edition of Field to Fork. This communication authored by various members of the Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Food & Agribusiness Practice and is designed to be a tool for sharing industry information, new regulations, Gallagher Food & Agribusiness products and much more.
As a professional driver, your workplace is “the road.” The National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course for Professional Truck Drivers has a really challenging section on achieving excellence while behind the wheel. Excellence is defined as, “the state, quality or conditions of excelling (or superiority).”
Stay informed on the latest healthcare reform news. Gallagher's Healthcare Reform Update newsletters provide timely, easy-to-understand information about new and revised regulations. Download the latest release below.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits and HR Consulting practice of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The September 2017 issue includes an article covering major benefit issues for employers with locations in Texas or Louisiana affected by Hurricane Harvey. Additional articles address a number of topics including a recent court case on wellness programs, a change in the EEO-1 reporting requirement and an update on the Massachusetts employer medical assistance contribution rates.
Where no specific regulation applies, the General Duty Clause is a liability catch-all that allows OSHA to cite employers who fail keep their places of employment free of any other recognized hazards to employees that are likely to cause serious injury or death. Compliance with the General Duty Clause is challenging because employers are typically unaware of what recognized hazards they may be required to address in their workplaces.
For global employers: Learn 10 unique employer regulations abroad including tax breaks for bicycle commuters in France, employee stress check-ups in Japan, eye exams for employees in the UK and more.