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Texas Companies Rack Up OSHA Penalties

Three Texas companies are facing federal penalties totaling more than $277,000 for failing to provide safe environments for their employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited and fined CPE Feeds Inc. in Lubbock, JFM International Inc. in Willis and Subfloor Systems Inc. in Hurst for workplace hazards and [...]

Texas Companies Rack Up OSHA Penalties 2017-03-15T13:00:37+00:00

OSHA “NEW” Electronic Reporting Rule

OSHA can begin enforcing its rule restricting safety incentives and drug testing programs, a federal judge decided Nov. 28 ( TEXO ABC/AGC v. Perez , N.D. Tex., No. 16-1998, 11/28/16 ). OSHA has succeeded in defeating the temporary injunction on its new electronic recordkeeping rule that also addresses injury reporting [...]

OSHA “NEW” Electronic Reporting Rule 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

Who's Who in Energy

TCOR's very own was named to the San Antonio list of Who's Who in Energy for 2016/2017. The San Antonio Business Journal has released its 2016 compilation of "Who's Who in Energy." These heavy hitters are included in a joint special publication, included in the Nov. 25 issue, that includes [...]

Who's Who in Energy 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

OSHA’s 2016 Top Ten Violations

OSHA has released its initial list of the top ten safety and health violations for fiscal year 2016. Over the past five years, the same violations have made the list with only slight variations in the order. The final list will be released by OSHA at the end of 2016:1. [...]

OSHA’s 2016 Top Ten Violations 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

TCOR's Shelle Butschek Selected to Leadership of New Braunfels Program

Congratulations to Shelle Butschek, TCOR Benefits Manager, for being selected to the Leadership of New Braunfels 25th group of business and civic leaders to go through the program.  Leadership New Braunfels is an eight-month series of one-day sessions covering areas such as government, education, economic development, social needs, leadership skills and [...]

TCOR's Shelle Butschek Selected to Leadership of New Braunfels Program 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing

So....you developed a comprehensive drug and alcohol program, had HR look it over and even sent it to your attorney for review.  Are you meeting all compliance regulations?  Well, you thought you were until OSHA decided to change the game slightly.  OSHA, within its new electronic record keeping rule, has [...]

Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

New OSHA Silica Rule: What are the first steps our company should take?

When it comes to getting started in meeting the compliance requirements of the new OSHA Silica Rule, your order of controls may look like this to help you get started in the right direction: 9 Compliance Requirements 1. Conduct air sampling for baseline exposure for all processes and check regulated [...]

New OSHA Silica Rule: What are the first steps our company should take? 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

How Safeco RightTrack® Works

Do you consider yourself a good driver? If so, you could get major discounts on your Auto Insurance! At Safeco, they believe good drivers deserve to be rewarded. Through their RightTrack® program, now available in Texas, you can install a device in your car that recognizes your good driving habits and earn [...]

How Safeco RightTrack® Works 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

Postive Workplace Drug Tests on the Rise

A recent study conducted by Quest Diagnostics has revealed the number of positive on the job drug test has been going up every year since 2011. The annual survey used in the study examined approximately 11 million workplace drug test results in 2015. Below is a quick run down on [...]

Postive Workplace Drug Tests on the Rise 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00