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Risk Update and OSHA Reminders | July 2017

Sarah LoPresti

Please read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: Electronic Submission of Records OSHA is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time, and has published a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from…

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Risk Update and OSHA Reminders | June 2017

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Please read below for important upcoming OSHA deadlines and notifications:     Electronic Submission of Records OSHA is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time, and intends to propose extending the July 1, 2017 date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from…

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Your Guide to Insuring Jewelry

Kimberly Lucarelli

Were you aware that according to The U.S. Jewelry State of the Market Report (Edahn Golan Diamond Research & Data, 2015), high-net worth clients spend four times as much on jewelry as the national average, and last year, sales grew significantly (over previous years)? Your client’s financial investments in precious…

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The Right Direction: Understand the Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Board Participation

Mary Fessler

Accepting the invitation to join a board of directors for a non-profit organization can be a great honor, but the role also carries many responsibilities. Before you agree to accept a board seat, be sure that you understand the roles, risks and responsibilities involved. 1.) What are the expectations of your role…

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Risk Update & Reminders | Distracted Driving Awareness & Preventing Falls

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Read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Our 24/7 society keeps us continually connected with cell phones, dashboard infotainment systems and voice command features. But all these things can put our lives at risk. Just one second of your attention is all it…

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Cyber Liability: The Download on Ransomware and Social Engineering

Lacy Rex

Nearly every organization has an exposure to Cyber Liability. The only differentiating factors are severity and where an organization falls from a risk profile. Organizations that have a large amount of personal health information, financial information and credit card information can be easily identified as targets for cyber-attacks. These attacks…

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Risk Update and OSHA Reminders | March 2017

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Please read below for important upcoming OSHA deadlines and notifications:     New OSHA Electronic Recordkeeping Establishments with 250 or more employees in industries covered by the recordkeeping regulation must submit information from their 2016 Form 300A by July 1, 2017. Establishments with 20-249 employees in certain high-risk industries must submit…

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The CURES Act: What it is and what it means to Life Sciences Companies

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The 21st Century CURES Act, was signed by President Obama in December 2016 and will impact medical device development, pharmaceutical companies, FDA enforcement and approval processes including the way clinical trials may be used. The law was designed to increase the speed at which new medical treatments get to market…

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Potential Reclassification of Hazardous Waste to Universal Waste Rules | Ohio EPA Announcement

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Do you want to save money on waste costs and remove currently classified Hazardous Waste from your facility? The EPA has proposed making significant changes to materials that are currently classified as Hazardous Waste and adding them to the Universal Waste Standard. According to The Division of Environmental Response and…

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Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs Guidance: OSHA Updates and Resources

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OSHA has recently published the long-awaited update (the last update was more than 30 years ago) to its Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs guidance. OSHA says the guidelines present a “step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program.”   The guidelines are built around seven core elements:  1.…

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