Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Several federal laws protect against pregnancy discrimination or grant rights to workers based on pregnancy or related medical conditions. These rights and protections may include rights to: be free from …

Fire Prevention and Action Plans in the Workplace

Fire Prevention and Action Plans in the Workplace

Did you know that fire kills approximately 3,700 and injures 15,200 people in the US annually? Although, most fatalities related to fires are from smoke inhalation and not the actual …

How to Handle Violence in the Workplace?

How to Handle Violence in the Workplace?

Violence in the workplace laws are quickly being established in the states to prevent and address the growing problem of workplace violence. Workplace violence laws address issues such as the …

OSHA Compliance

Osha Compliance

Most employers agree that their workplace should be as safe as possible and that employees should not take safety lightly.  The government created an agency known as the Occupational Safety …

Winter Work Safety Training Tips

Winter Work Safety Training Tips

While the temperatures continue to drop this winter, some employees continue to work outside in the frigid weather. Working outdoors during the winter months can pose several health risks for …

3 Tips for Updating Employee Handbooks

Updating Employee Handbooks

Human resource departments have several different tasks on their plates entering the new year. One of the most significant projects is updating employee handbooks for new and current workers. When …

Safety Issues that Construction Companies Must Focus On

Safety Issues that Construction Companies Must Focus On

Businesses must keep up with safety and risk management practices, especially when relating to the construction industry. While the construction industry is still rebounding from the recession, temporary employees and …