All Items: Workplace Safety

  • Extreme Weather Events

    Date:
    August 17, 2017

    An employer should prepare its employees and workplace for extreme weather events. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer for such an event.

  • Active Shooter Events

    Date:
    March 2, 2017

    It is important for employees to know ahead of time what to do in order to keep themselves and others safe in the event of an active shooter event. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer prepare its workplace and its workforce for such an incident.

  • OSHA's New Electronic Reporting Rule

    Date:
    October 4, 2016

    An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) final rule requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data to OSHA and strengthens anti-retaliation protections. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer comply with the rule.

  • OSHA's Electronic Reporting Final Rule: Hot Topic Added

    Date:
    October 4, 2016

    XpertHR has added a new Hot Topic to assist employers in complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) electronic reporting final rule.

  • Active Shooters in the Workplace: Supervisor Training Added

    Date:
    September 8, 2016

    A new Supervisor Briefing and PowerPoint presentation have been added to address training for supervisors on active shooter events.

  • Zika Virus and the Workplace: Hot Topic, How To and FAQs Added, Resources Updated

    Date:
    September 6, 2016

    XpertHR has added a new Hot Topic, How To and FAQs and updated relevant resources to assist employers in addressing the Zika virus in the workplace.

  • Active Shooters in the Workplace: New How To, FAQs Added

    Date:
    February 8, 2016

    How to Prepare for an Active Shooter in the Workplace and new FAQs have been added to assist employers increase awareness of and improve the chances of preventing an active shooter situation in the workplace.

  • Address a Complaint About an Unknown Harasser: New How To Added

    Date:
    February 4, 2016

    To guide employers on how to handle anonymous harassment at work, XpertHR's content has been enhanced with How to Address a Complaint about an Unknown Harasser.

  • Wisconsin Bans Handheld Phones for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers: Employment Law Manual, Chart Updated

    Date:
    January 7, 2016

    Using a handheld mobile telephone while driving a commercial motor vehicle is prohibited effective July 1, 2016.

  • OSHA Injury and Illness Summary Form

    Date:
    February 4, 2014

    OSHA's Injury and Illness Summary Form must be posted from February 1 until April 30 of every year. It is important for employers to handle this requirement correctly so as not to be cited by OSHA. This hot topic showcases XpertHR's various Tools and resources that explain how to follow this requirement.

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Editor's Choice: HR considerations for employers regarding all areas of workplace safety. Advice and guidance on creating and keeping safety in the workplace.