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Coverage Insights: Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Because your business depends on functioning equipment to operate and maintain revenue, a breakdown could be devastating. The threat of breakdown is increasingly prevalent because technologically advanced equipment tends […]
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News Brief: 2018 FATALITY AND CATASTROPHE INSPECTIONS UP, BUT OTHER NUMBERS DOWN IN ANNUAL OSHA ENFORCEMENT SUMMARY

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated the most fatalities and catastrophes in over a decade during the 2018 fiscal year, but overall inspections were down slightly. In […]
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OSHA Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2019

OVERVIEW On Jan. 23, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule that increases the maximum penalty amounts the agency may assess against employers that […]
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Compliance Bulletin: OSHA Announces Penalty Increases for 2019

Overview On Jan. 15, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that the maximum penalties for violations of workplace health and safety requirements will increase in 2019. […]
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Compliance Bulletin: OSHA’s SST-16 Inspection Plan Targets Worksites Based on 2016 Reports

OVERVIEW On Oct. 16, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a “site-specific targeting” (SST) plan that uses employer-submitted data from 2016 to select non-construction worksites for […]
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Compliance Update: California Expands Sexual Harassment Training Law

OVERVIEW On Sept. 30, 2018, California enacted a series of laws that strengthen the state’s protections against workplace harassment. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, these new laws: Require employers with […]
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Avoid Compounding a Disaster by Planning Ahead

Sometimes there’s no way to avoid a disaster, like last week’s Hurricane Florence. But there are some great ways to avoid or minimize potential damages and prepare for a […]
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Don’t Overlook the Importance of June—And Workplace Safety

You could argue that some months are more important than others. When it comes to June, did you know it’s National Safety Month? It may not be something we […]
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