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Cold and flu season update: Employee exposures to COVID-19

Employers frequently come to our Compliance and Workplace Solutions team to help them navigate COVID-19 Exposures. Let them report to work? Send them home? Make them stay home for two weeks once they get back from that political rally? Although some cases may have unique circumstances, we have compiled common scenarios and set forth options based on an organization’s risk tolerance.

October is Fire Safety Month: Take action to prevent fires and reduce risks in the workplace

October is National Fire Safety Month, so take time to evaluate your fire safety efforts. Review your emergency action plan, communicate supervisory roles, inspect and test your fire safety systems and walk evacuation routes with your team. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an average of 37,000 fires occur at industrial and manufacturing properties every year. These incidents result in over $1 billion in direct property damage as well as civilian injuries and death, which can’t be measured in dollars. 

Get your business ready for winter

Fall has just begun but the cold and snow of winter are up next. While there are plenty of fun things to do in the winter months, let’s take a quick look at some of the hazards we should keep in mind. Being complacent and not planning for some of the hazards that can arise is careless and can result in significant costs in lost time or liability concerns for both you and your business. Here are a few areas you can focus on before the snow begins to fall.