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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

New Drone Regulations Are in Effect

As of August 29, 2016, commercial enterprises are free to use unmanned aircraft (drones) weighing less than 55 pounds within the parameters of the small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) rules outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR Part 107) without obtaining any special authorization from the Federal Aviation [...]

New Drone Regulations Are in Effect 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

What a Workplace Violence Prevention Program Should Include

Recently an employer in the medical service industry was fined $98,000 for failing to protect its employees from workplace violence. The OSHA investigation determined the employer had received numerous reports of verbal, physical and sexual assaults on employees, as well as a report of an employee forced to work in [...]

What a Workplace Violence Prevention Program Should Include 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00

Workplace Violence and Recent Mass Shootings in the US

In response to workplace violence events across the country, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had issued its “Active Shooter Preparedness Program.” The Program was intended to enhance preparedness through a “whole community” approach by providing training, products, and resources to a broad range of stakeholders on issues such as [...]

Workplace Violence and Recent Mass Shootings in the US 2017-03-15T13:00:38+00:00