Tag Archives: preparedness

Cyber Security Is a Critical Responsibility

By Tammy Shaw

  
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Tired Employees

 

After a survey of over 2,000 workers performed in early 2018, the National Safety Council pointed to fatigue as a factor in 13 percent of workplace accidents, which negatively impacted 90 percent of employers. 
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Injuries and Older Construction Workers: Facts and Recommendations

As U.S. construction and other workers grow older, companies and contractors must look at ways to lessen physical injuries, which increase with age.

Between 1998 and 2010, the average age of construction workers increased from 36 to 41.5, according to the Center for Construction Research and Training. 
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Pitfalls of Social Media

 

If you don’t use social media, you’re a societal pariah. And in sales, to look current and to capture every potential opportunity, social media is a must. 
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Workers Comp and Immigration Status

Florida’s Senate Banking and Insurance Committee approved a bill to eliminate part of a 2003 state law that makes it a felony and denies benefits to injured workers even if they knowingly presented falsified identification for employment, according to a PEO Compass article by Rada Kleyman.

According to the official Florida Senate website, effective Oct. 1, 2018, Florida’s workers’ compensation law will include a provision to immunize any worker from prosecution for pursuing workers’ comp even if the injured employee (whether through the company or a surrogate such as an employment agency) presented false identification or made knowingly untrue statement to gain employment. The worker’s citizenship, residency or employment status may no longer be the basis for denial of benefits 
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