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OSHA Issues New Electronic Reporting Final Rule

  • By Julie Garcia
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  • May 16, 2016

Summary: On Wednesday, May 11, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule for employers, “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses,” to expand electronic recordkeeping requirements for workplace injury and illness data.
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Topics: Safety, OSHA

Safety Spotlight: Zika Virus

  • By Tim Karcz
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  • May 10, 2016

Summary: In light of the recent media attention regarding Zika virus, to date, local vector-borne transmission of Zika virus has not been identified in the continental United States. However, Poms aims to provide its clients with background information and prevention protocols to safeguard their organizations.
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Topics: Zika Virus, Safety

Video Tip of the Week: Choosing A Benefits Package

  • By Poms Connects
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  • Oct 28, 2013

Summary: Choosing a benefits package that will help your business attract quality employees is no easy task. In this Poms Connects Video Tip of the Week, Sherry Skarda discusses what a modern, savvy employee looks for in a benefits package, and how you can choose options that will attract these perspective employees while remaining cost effective.
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Topics: Health Benefits, Benefits

Executive Managers Beware: Personal Liability for FLSA & Other Violations

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Oct 24, 2013

Summary: For years, the Fair Labor Standards Act has been interpreted to allow claims against individual managers who violate overtime or minimum wage requirements. But a recent case has extended that liability exposure, wherein the owner and chief executive officer of a company found to have violated the FLSA was held personally liable for such claims, despite the fact that he was not directly responsible for such violations.
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Topics: FLSA

Video Tip of the Week: Workstation Ergonomics

  • By Poms Connects
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  • Jul 11, 2013

Summary: The way the workstations at your office are set up can have a great effect on employee comfort and productivity. In this Poms Connects Video Tip of the Week, Delores Worley discusses 8 things you need to look out for when making an ergonomic assessment of your workstation so you can avoid costly worker's compensation claims, and dramatically increase employee morale.
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Topics: Ergonomics