Feeling anxious about going back to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic? It’s important to manage your stress to ensure a healthy return – physically and mentally, experts at Ohio State University say.
COVID-19: Navigating Your Business through a Shifting Enforcement Landscape: Practical Advice in the Time of COVID-19 Workplace Safety Enforcement
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in certain parts of the country, businesses around the United States are reopening and welcoming back employees. While employee safety and business continuity are of paramount concern, employers should be mindful of potential state and federal investigations and enforcement actions. Though COVID-19-related investigations and enforcement actions initially focused on essential industries and healthcare facilities that remained open during the height of the pandemic, enforcement agencies appear to be broadening enforcement efforts and expanding their focus to other industries. Indeed, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA or the Agency) has already opened hundreds of COVID-19-related inspections at the federal level, and state attorneys general and other state enforcement agencies continue to initiate their own workplace safety inquiries and investigations. This article is the second in a series designed to explore the risks to employers operating during the COVID-19 pandemic and will focus on employers’ potential exposure to state and federal investigations and enforcement actions related to COVID-19 workplace health and safety concerns.
Planning for hurricane season and other potential disasters can be stressful, and because the 2020 hurricane season comes during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be especially so.
Right now, we are globally reliant on strained food supplies and logistics providers to deliver them. There has been a temporary change to driving hours regulations in order to accommodate these unprecedented times. But these temporary changes should not equate to a relaxation in a fleet operators’ driver safety management. In fact, driver safety should be managed more robustly than ever.
Typically known for tracking vehicles with a “dots on a map” approach, telematics solutions are growing, changing, and becoming more robust than ever before. Telematics providers share some of the top, innovative uses for a telematics solution beyond simple vehicle tracking.