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March 30, 2021

Federal OSHA COVID-19 related Complaints and Inspections

OSHA has published statistics on their response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. According to the OSHA COVID-19 Response summary, between February 1, 2020 and March 7, 2021 Federal OSHA has received at total...

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February 08, 2021

Do I need to report work-related COVID-19 hospitalizations or deaths?

On January 1, 2015, OSHA established the latest requirements for reporting work-related deaths and work-related hospitalizations. The COVID-19 pandemic has not changed any of those requirements. Accor...

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August 31, 2020

A Strategic Approach to Recover and Recapture Your Work Culture

We have all now felt, and continue to feel, the impact of the first modern age global health crisis. The unprecedented disruption to the way the world literally “works” now carries with it a ...

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July 29, 2020

Humantech – Ergonomics Evaluation Tool

Background Manual material handling (MMH) type incidents impact 72% of Graham clients.  In the last 5 years, MMH is the 2nd leading cause of incidents for Graham clients in terms of frequency...

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March 19, 2019

Event Recap: Greater Washington Board of Trade Mid-Winter Dinner

What is the Greater Washington Board of Trade? Founded in 1899, in response to a Washington Post editorial calling for the establishment of a much-needed board of trade, the Greater Washingto...

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March 04, 2019

Safety Zone: OSHA’s New Rule Impacting Crane Operations

Whether your company owns or rents cranes – or controls a construction project where cranes are operating – OSHA’s updated rule for crane operator training, certification and evaluation affec...

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June 04, 2018

Preventing Sexual Abuse or Misconduct in Health and Human Services Organizations

A quick scan of recent headlines – including the latest high-profile story about a nursing home that has been found 85 percent liable for the 2013 sexual assault of an 82-year-old resident – ...

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May 15, 2018

Spring Risk Forum Recap – Cannabiz: The Effects of Marijuana on Your Business

Employers today are facing an unusual challenge: Although medical cannabis is now legal in 29 states, including Pennsylvania, it remains illegal under federal law. How does that impact your c...

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April 10, 2018

The Important Difference Between Employee Satisfaction and Employee Engagement

For years, healthcare organizations have dedicated time and resources to improve employee satisfaction. And, for good reason – according to a recent report by The Conference Board, less than ...

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December 18, 2017

Eliminating the Risk of Harassment in the Workplace

Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) has become an increasingly prevalent policy for organizations varying in size. These types of policies not only cover alleged sexual harassment...

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November 21, 2017

Steps to Reduce Risk Following a Natural Disaster

Over the course of a few short weeks, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma devastated major cities, rural towns and miles of coastline. According to Moody’s Analytics, total economic damages a...

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July 03, 2017

Managing Accident Risk for Distribution Fleets

In 2016, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America reported that the property and casualty industry experienced 1.7 billion in net underwriting losses from January through Septemb...

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September 30, 2016

Active Shooter Preparedness in Nursing Homes

An active shooter is a worst case safety scenario for any business or organization. It happens suddenly and is typically over within as little as 10 to 15 seconds, leaving victims and witness...

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September 09, 2016

New OSHA Final Rule on Silica Dust Exposure Requirements

Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to limit workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Crystalline silica can be inhaled ...

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July 06, 2016

Preventing Construction Falls with a Fall Protection Plan

Despite the best planning and prevention, accidents will still occur on construction sites. However, a carefully implemented fall protection plan can be the difference between life and death....