In light of numerous foodborne illness outbreaks, government regulators are taking every measure possible and utilizing every technology at their disposal to prevent and respond to product contamination exposures in food facilities. New technologies allow regulators (and others) to quickly detect and trace harmful pathogens “hiding” in food facilities, raw materials or finished products.
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The arrival of summer means beaches, BBQs, and baseball. It also means hot weather, humidity, and the potential danger presented by heat illness.
The Human Resources & Compensation Consulting (HRCC) group in Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. was engaged to perform a review of base compensation for faculty and staff at schools of Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and make the following recommendation.
Shock value: How to protect your company from a negligence lawsuit on account of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Employers are widely installing AEDs to protect employees and visitors, but some states require strict compliance with AED regulations to insulate employers from tort liability.
Workers compensation is a type of insurance that provides defined wage benefits and medical care to employees who are injured on the job. It also provides benefits for dependents of those workers who are killed because of work-related accidents or illness.
A workers compensation audit is a validation of an insured’s workers compensation premiums based on job classifications and the estimated payroll that employees earn during the policy period. The audit, which is conducted at either policy expiration or policy cancellation, includes an examination of wage records provided by the insured to determine the actual exposure associated with specific job classifications.
As seasonal temperatures climb along with OSHA’s aggressive enforcement efforts, employers must consider their potential liabilities for not protecting employees against the hazard of heat. OSHA had developed its Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. The campaign includes a website, public service announcements, and materials for both workers and their employers.
Our 90-minute webinar is designed to help HR professionals understand the coordination of the different and sometimes conflicting requirements of the Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Workers’ Compensation. This webinar has been approved for 1 ½ hours of recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute
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Amid all the publicity, attention and frustration associated with the recent rollout of the Affordable Care Act, there is an emerging trend that is actually driving healthcare costs down and employee satisfaction up. This new trend, commonly known as “opt out” or “nonsubscription,” allows employers to establish a formal injury benefit plan to pay the work-related medical and indemnity claims of their employees, instead of purchasing traditional workers compensation.