Workplace Safety items

  • High-Tech/Software and Communications Resource Center for HR

    Date:
    16 April 2014

    XpertHR's High-Tech Resource Center for HR helps high-tech employers handle their most challenging employment issues by bringing relevant resources together in one place for easy access.

  • OSHA Injury and Illness Summary Form

    Date:
    04 February 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.

  • HazCom Training Deadline (December 1)

    Date:
    14 October 2013

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard to better comply with the Globally Harmonized Standard used in most parts of the world and within other administrations in the US. XpertHR has gathered information on this topic to help employers adhere to the new standard.

  • New FAQs Added to Retail Resource Center

    Date:
    30 September 2013

    Four new FAQs have been added to the Retail Resource Center. These FAQs may assist an employer: (i) in preventing and responding to acts of workplace violence in a retail setting; and (ii) in ensuring a safe work environment for all employees.

  • Illinois Content Updated to Reflect New Workplace Violence Prevention Act

    Date:
    18 September 2013

    The Illinois Employee Handbooks-Work Rules- Employee Conduct and Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security > Workplace Security sections of the Employment Law Manual have been updated to include the Workplace Violence Prevention Act, which permits Illinois employers to protect their workplaces by allowing them to seek a restraining order against an individual or an employee who has committed an unlawful act of violence or made a credible threat of violence against other employees or a workplace.

  • Whistleblowing and Ethics Issues

    Date:
    30 August 2013

    The enforcement landscape relating to whistleblowing and retaliation protections has changed radically in the past decade. XpertHR has a variety of Tools and resources to assist employers in ensuring that all legal and ethical guidelines protecting whistleblowing are continually met.

  • Workers' Compensation Sections Updated for Several States

    Date:
    26 August 2013

    Workers' compensation sections for Vermont, Maryland, Tennessee, Louisiana and the District of Columbia have been updated recently to reflect legislative changes this summer. Many of the new regulations go into effect on October 1, 2013 or on January 1, 2014, so employers should familiarize themselves with the developments and plan accordingly.

  • Content Updated to Reflect Changes to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule

    Date:
    07 August 2013

    The Recordkeeping for Employee Management Purposes Section of XpertHR's Employment Law Manual has been updated in Future Developments to reflect OSHA's final rule requiring all federal agencies to submit their injury and illness data to the Bureau of Labor Statistics every year.

  • Missouri Content Updated to Reflect Impending Workers' Compensation Amendments

    Date:
    29 July 2013

    The Workers' Compensation: Missouri section of the Employment Law Manual has been updated to reflect several amendments to the existing workers' compensation law, passed on July 10, 2013 and set to take effect on January 1, 2014.

  • Content Updated to Reflect New Jersey Supreme Court Battaglia Ruling

    Date:
    29 July 2013

    Content in the Employee Management chapter has been updated to reflect the New Jersey Supreme Court's recent decision in Battaglia v. UPS, which eased the standard for discrimination-based retaliation claims and clarified covered complaints under the state's whistleblower statute.

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