The Covid-19 virus has disrupted and rearranged the workplace with breathtaking speed. In the span of a week, organizations across every sector have sent millions of employees home to work remotely. Without warning — and in many cases, without preparation of any kind — managers have been thrust into the position of leading virtual teams, many for the first time.
Coronavirus Watch: What Are Employers’ Legal Responsibilities for the Safety of an Employee’s Home Workplace?
An employer who requires or permits employees to work from their homes has limited responsibilities for the safety and health of the employee’s working conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sharply distinguishes between home offices and other home workplaces, such as home manufacturing facilities in which, for example, employees assemble electronic parts.
Important information & links from CDC, WHO and OSHA
Information is valuable. The small bytes that stream from your equipment add up to a vast sum of knowledge. Whether you’re an early adopter of telematics or were thrust into the truck data world by the ELD Mandate, chances are that you’ve seen how valuable data can be to increase fuel efficiency by monitoring truck idle time and time spent in cruise. As the use of data expands within your fleet to areas like driver and back office management, know that data is also valuable to your clients, suppliers, OEMs—basically anyone you work with.
Small businesses in the last decade are ramping up their digital transformation process; digital transformation is inevitable and it is a cost-effective means to acquire customers and improve sales. The small business comprises tech startups, retail outlets like restaurants, hotels, etc. The new technologies they adopt are very obvious like data analytics, machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence. Each technology solves a specific task for the business.