Running a chemical manufacturing or chemical distribution company is certainly filled with challenges. Unfortunately, many the employees quickly find out the environmental and regulatory liabilities... Read More
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched its Process Safety Management (PSM) National Emphasis Program for chemical facilities (Chemical NEP) in late 2011. The program... Read More
The FMCSA recently announced a final rule that will create national minimum training standards for entry-level truck and bus drivers who seek a CDL. Under the new rule, applicants must demonstrate... Read More
The FMCSA recently announced that the annual testing rate for the random controlled substances testing of CMV drivers in 2017 will remain at 25 percent. Last year, the agency lowered the rate from... Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released a final rule that will create a national drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse for commercial driver license (CDL) holders... Read More
According to a recent report from Experian, a global information services group, businesses can expect to see an increase in the number and severity of cyber attacks in 2017.
The report also predicts... Read More
The World Organization for Animal Health recently warned poultry farmers in Europe of a new outbreak of avian flu. And, although no cases have been detected in the United States, the agency also... Read More
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced an investment of more than $33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds through the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).
The... Read More
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, are often used as recreational toys—although some businesses have begun to explore how they can be used commercially.
Now, a recent... Read More
Wage compression refers to the situation where there is only a small difference in pay between employees regardless of their skills, experience or seniority. Wage compression most often occurs in the... Read More