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Posted July 27, 2022 at 12:15 PM
By: Chris Pfieffer; Team Manager of Horton Safety Consultants Many female workers have expressed concerns about their physical and mental safety in the workplace. A National Council of Safety report... Read More

Posted July 25, 2022 at 10:30 AM
By: Chris Pfieffer; Team Manager of Horton Safety Consultants The Biden Administration has requested to raise the budget of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to add more... Read More

Posted May 26, 2022 at 4:30 PM
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance on workers’ rights to leave for mental health conditions under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In... Read More

Posted May 26, 2022 at 4:15 PM
Employee leave donated through employer-based programs to aid victims of the Russian invasion of Ukraine will not be taxed as income of the donor employees, according to recent guidance from the IRS... Read More

Posted April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM
General requirements for contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs) strictly limit the types of health plan coverage that eligible individuals may have. To be eligible for HSA contributions, an... Read More

Posted April 27, 2022 at 1:15 PM
In response to the pandemic, states have passed new laws and issued new regulations and guidance in relation to employee leave taken for COVID-19 reasons. These provisions are in addition to the now-... Read More

Posted April 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM
The online portal for private sector employers to submit equal employment opportunity (EEO-1) workforce data from 2021 to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was opened on April... Read More

Posted April 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM
On April 6, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced new guidance provided by its Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), which enforces equal employment opportunity (EEO)... Read More

Posted April 14, 2022 at 11:15 AM
The partnership between a client and a safety consulting firm can build the foundation for building, and maintaining, a strong culture of safety.    Much has been written on developing a culture of... Read More

Posted April 14, 2022 at 8:45 AM
OSHA launched its National Emphasis Program (NEP) for protecting workers from heat hazards in indoor and outdoor workplaces on April 12, 2022. Through the program, OSHA will conduct heat-related... Read More