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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
In today’s day and age of maximizing time and resources to their fullest in order to achieve business goals, it’s always nice when you can streamline any paper and time intensive process in favor of using the time you gain for more important projects. Source: Industry News
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Don't Let This Happen to You! That’s how much a lost laptop ended up costing the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in fines after it was discovered it contained the protected health information of 10,000 people. The subsequent Depart of Human Health Services HIPAA investigation disclosed the medical center [...]
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 [...]