Posted April 12, 2019
According to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency that enforces the anti-discrimination laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), retaliation continued to be the most frequently filed charge filed with the agency, followed by sex, disability and race.
Does your fire extinguisher training get a PASSing grade?
Posted February 11, 2019
If your employees are expected to use portable fire extinguishers to put out a fire, OSHA requires that those employees receive training on how to properly use the fire extinguishers.
Employers could be liable for active shooter violence
Posted January 23, 2019
If it seems like active shootings are happening more frequently, that’s because they are. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) identified 250 active shooter incidents between 2000 and 2017, with 50 happening between 2016-2017 alone. The agency recorded 30 such events in 2017, the highest year on record.
Posted December 26, 2018
Training is a crucial element in an OSHA compliance program. Employees need complete information and instruction as to the processes they are involved in, the equipment they might need to use, the protection available, and potential effects of exposure to chemicals.
Posted November 19, 2018
The #MeToo movement was one of the underlying factors that caused an increase in harassment claims to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which enforces workplace discrimination laws.