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Read the Transcript of Our Chat with Sheryl Corrigan and Walt Malone of Koch Industries

There has always been a tendency for organizations to silo into discrete units, which can make it difficult to address many of the day-to-day problems that arise through normal business. Now, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues disrupting how company’s look and operate, it is more important than ever to have open channels of communication within […]

OSHA 101

By Bridget Miller While OSHA is practically a household word, not everyone knows how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is administered or what powers it has. Let’s take a look.

Train Supervisors to Cope with the Aftermath of Workplace Violence

You may already train your supervisors on how to prevent workplace violence. But should, God forbid, an incident happen in your workplace, have you trained them on how to cope with the aftermath? In today’s Advisor, we give you valuable training information on this difficult topic. The material in today’s Advisor is adapted from BLR’s […]

Considering Cross-Generational Mentoring to Tackle Workplace Bullying: Part 2

January is National Mentoring Month (www.nationalmentoringmonth.org), so each Friday this month, we’ll explore different aspects of mentoring and how this form of training can benefit your organization. Today, we hear from mentoring experts, Beth N. Carvin and Kerrie Main, in an article they wrote that first appeared on HR.BLR.com.

Considering Cross-Generational Mentoring to Tackle Workplace Bullying: Part 1

January is National Mentoring Month (www.nationalmentoringmonth.org), so each Friday this month, we’ll explore different aspects of mentoring and how this form of training can benefit your organization. Today, we hear from mentoring experts, Beth N. Carvin and Kerrie Main, in an article they wrote that first appeared on HR.BLR.com®.

Ebola. What can employers do?

With cases of Ebola happening in the United States and leading the news, employers may be wondering what they can do to prevent the disease in their workplaces. The federal government and some states are issuing guidance to help reduce the chances of transmission of infectious diseases, such as Ebola, from affecting their workers.

Shift Inspection Requirements for Cranes

Yesterday, we looked at Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) extension of the certification deadline for crane operators—and noted that employers are still required to provide comprehensive training for crane operators. One element of that training includes ensuring that operators can recognize, based on both visual and auditory inspection, the shift inspection elements required by […]

Employers Get 3-Year Extension on Crane Operator Certification—but not on Training Requirements

Just ahead of its original deadline for the certification of crane operators under the 2010 final rule on Cranes and Derricks in Construction, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has offered employers and crane operators a break. In a rule finalized on September 25, 2014, the Agency has extended the deadline for operator certification […]