Workplace Safety

Essential Workers

In response to the public health emergency caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont has signed a new executive order. Executive Order No. 7JJJ creates a “rebuttable presumption” that an essential worker who initiates a claim for workers compensation benefits, and who missed at least one day of work between March 10, Read more

The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization with the mission to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education, and advocacy. As part of their mission, the National Safety Council promotes June as National Safety Month. In the workplace, the goal is to raise awareness Read more

Health Risks of a Dirty Workplace

The following is a guest post from ServiceMaster Commercial Cleaning, a Virginia-based janitorial cleaning franchise.  No matter where you work, chances are you have a least a few OSHA-mandated posters hanging in your workplace.  The chances are also good that you’re so used to seeing them that they’ve just become part of the background noise.  Read more

Sexual Harassment Training

On April 10, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Budget Bill, which includes a mandate for employers designed to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Under the mandate, New York employers will be required to provide sexual harassment training to all workers. Employers without anti-harassment policies should start designing and implementing them Read more

2018 Alaska Safety and Health Protection Peel 'N Post

The Alaska Division of Labor Standards and Safety has revised the mandatory Alaska Safety and Health Protection posting to reflect the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) anti-retaliation provision. Our readers may recall that OSHA issued a Final Rule in 2016 relating to the Recordkeeping and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulations. Under the Final Read more

Sexual Harassment

In the last month, the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace has been brought to the spotlight with multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault against U.S. film producer Harvey Weinstein. A number of women and men have used this opportunity to recount their experiences of workplace harassment. Employers are urged to enforce their Read more

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Join Compliance Poster Company as we support National Bullying Prevention Month. The campaign was founded by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Bullying is a repeated aggressive behavior where one person or group of people in a position of power deliberately intimidates, abuses, or coerces an individual with Read more

September is National Preparedness Month!

Each September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launches the National Preparedness Month campaign. The goal of the campaign is to increase the number of individuals, families, and communities that engage in preparedness for emergencies at home, work, business, school, and place of worship. In the last few weeks, we have seen how devastating natural Read more

Workplace violence

Focus on Workplace Violence Attention to the issue of workplace violence has grown in recent years. What we know today is that no employer is immune from workplace violence and no employer can totally prevent it. However, as employers and workers become more aware of situations and signals that precipitate workplace violence, they are better Read more