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Category: EHS Management
Most parts of the country just turned their clocks ahead one hour. The National Safety Council is cautioning employers that workers in certain positions and industries who already have a higher risk of being drowsy may be even more tired than usual this Monday.
Earlier this week, we looked at the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) and how it amplifies the voice of small business in the federal rulemaking process and provides some relief from the burden of regulatory enforcement. We also looked at the specific resources the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides to help […]
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), there are nearly 29 million small businesses—defined as firms with fewer than 500 employees—in the United States. Small businesses account for about 48% of private sector employment.
Small businesses are vital to the American economy, but they can have a difficult time absorbing regulatory compliance costs that larger businesses take in stride. For this reason, Congress created the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA). The SBREFA requires federal agencies to analyze the economic impact of new rules on small businesses and […]
Providing code compliant egress is essential for any construction architect but particularly in the case of underground transit systems. The confined spaces, tight stair wells, and potential for the emergency evacuation of hundreds, if not thousands, of riders means the project must be well-designed and constructed.
Small businesses accounted for more than 60% of net new jobs created between 1993 and mid-2013 in the United States. In recent years, very small firms—those in the 20- to 499-employee category—have led job creation. But they face compliance challenges that larger companies with more resources do not.
The World Economic Forum meeting, which recently took place at Davos, is set against a backdrop of a changing world of trade and development. Who will emerge as winners and losers over the next 3 to 5 years? Because of innovative technological developments, a 10-year projection is no longer a valid timeline.
Small businesses are vital to the American economy, but regulatory compliance can be a heavy burden for small employers. Two laws, the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA), provide protection and relief for small employers that must comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Occupational Safety […]
Effectively managing the supply chain is critical for all companies large and small. In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed the growing importance of supply chain traceability. Today we’ll look at some proven best practices to encourage resource efficiency in your supply chain.