OSHA’s new final rules call into question mandatory post-accident drug screenings and safety incentive programs, open the door to new retaliation citations, and will require employers to post OSHA logs electronically. Maximum penalties for OSHA violations are set to increase too for the first time since 1990 as part of overall federal penalty adjustments mandated by Congress last year. Attend the webcast to learn what you must know and do to protect your employer and yourself from OSHA penalties.
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This webinar is directed to clients interested in learning about multinational admitted insurance programs to meet the statutory, regulatory, and tax compliance needs that exist in today’s globalized economy. The presentation will cover what creates the need for a global program, atatutory and tax compliance and Structures & implementation considerations
A large privately held transportation company was forming an “asset light” division staffed with independent contractors instead of company drivers. During the due diligence process of formulating the independent contractor program recommendations, the prospect disclosed several additional coverage and service issues they were experiencing with the broker that had handled their insurance for the past 25 years.
We had been prospecting a large dealership with multiple locations. The prospect was pleased with the structure of their current program and with their broker and insurance carrier. They assumed they had first-rate coverage and that the current broker had effectively marketed their insurance program in recent years, ensuring they had the best coverages and pricing available in the marketplace.
A patient comes to see you. You notice swelling in their legs and sores on their feet. Lab tests show results consistent with diabetes. You recommend the patient see an endocrinologist. A year passes and you realize in looking over records that you haven’t heard from or made contact with the patient. How did this happen? Inadequate follow-up care is not only a patient safety issue, but also a liability risk for physicians.
This issue highlights increased scrutiny of nursing home admissions and transfers; the continuing trend toward quality outcomes – this time with physicians in Clinically Integrated Networks; and guidance on dealing with ransomware attacks.
The National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course for Professional Drivers calls the driving errors that lead to the most severe collisions the “fatal four.” One of these is HEAD-ON COLLISIONS (driving left of center). This collision has the greatest potential for a fatal outcome because the mass and velocity of two vehicles striking each other compounds the force that has to be absorbed in the crash.
Our Back to Basics: COBRA recorded webinar is designed to cover basic COBRA requirements as training for new HR and benefits professionals and a refresher for more seasoned HR and benefits professionals.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting operations of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The July 2016 issue includes healthcare reform updates, a technical bulletin, webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news.
Many workplace injuries and deaths involve vehicles and moving equipment, but sometimes this equipment is essential to the work operation. All vehicle and equipment operators should be trained, competent, and safety-minded to avoid costly accidents and injuries. Before operation, drivers should carefully read the operators manual and observe the operating, maintenance and safety instructions.