Getting vehicles and workers ready for winter driving

Workplace safety tips don’t just help inside – they often can be just as vital on the open road. This is especially true during wintertime. Employers may want to consider how they can help keep employees safe while balancing worker productivity.

With the weather taking a turn toward the colder months of the year, now might be the ideal time to get vehicles and their drivers ready for winter driving. Continue reading

OSHA’s new reporting regulations for 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is changing its rules for reporting accidents. In 2014, companies only needed to report accidents when three or more people were injured on the job, as soon as January 1, 2015, injuries will have to be reported every time even one person is hurt on the job, according to Human Resources Executive Online.

“Under the former rules, very rarely would more than three people go to hospital in a Continue reading

Many small businesses not prepared for natural disaster

A new report makes the case that many small businesses are not prepared for natural disaster.

According to the latest Small Business Index from Office Depot, nearly 70% of small- to medium-sized businesses (SMB) do not have a dedicated disaster preparedness plan to contend with emergencies like hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, landslides, earthquakes and more. Continue reading