According to OSHA, the SVEP will “focus increased enforcement attention on significant hazards and violations” by concentrating on employers that have demonstrated “indifference” to workplace safety obligations through willful, repeated, or failure-to abate-violations in four areas:
Most homeowners policies limit coverage for personal valuables, and you could fall far short of replacement value if your item is lost or stolen. You need to add a low-cost insurance rider to protect jewelry and other valuables. Homeowners insurance generally covers your possessions up to 50% of your total coverage. So if you have» Read Full Article
On Wednesday, May 5, 2010, Governor Doyle signed into law legislation (Assembly Bill 496) that will prohibit texting while driving in Wisconsin. The law will take effect on December 1st, 2010. Under the texting law, drivers cannot compose or send electronic messages such as a text or e-mail. Violations of this ban would result in» Read Full Article
“Better to be safe than sorry.” This is normally a good philosophy to live by. But when it comes to filling out your company OSHA 300 log, this is one time where that rule can cost you. If you’re over reporting on your OSHA 300 log, your company can end up with excessively high frequency and severity rates, which can draw the wrong kind of attention. Are you over recording on your OSHA 300 log? What you don’t know could be costing you!
Differences between the policy for Pension and Welfare Fund Fiduciary Responsibility Insurance and the Employee Benefits Liability (EBL) endorsement for the Commercial General Liability Coverage portion.
Here’s a common question we get; “I am supplied a car by my employer and am permitted to use it for both work and pleasure. My employer told me that I need to get my own insurance to cover me when I use the car off duty. How can I do that under my personal» Read Full Article
The OSHA 300 log, formally known as the “Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses”, is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case. The log itself is really a listing of employee injuries, and any contract or temporary employee injuries that happened during that calendar year. So, if you have temps working for you and they are injured at your work place, you are required to put that on your OSHA 300 Log.
EPA Lead Paint Rule Requirements: Anyone who is paid to perform renovation work that disturbs paint in housing and child-occupied facilities built before 1978.