Pandemic Business Recovery Webinar

Once the stay-at-home order is lifted and businesses begin to re-open in phases, your team members must prepare to safely re-occupy the workplace. This free webinar will outline the pertinent information for creating a Pandemic Recovery Plan and is hosted by the Risk Control team at Henderson Brothers. Agenda Topics: Response Plan Recovery Team Recovery … Continued

Group Health Plan Coverage Implications: HDHP’S Can Cover COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Pre-Deductible

On March 11, 2020, the IRS announced that high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) may cover COVID-19 testing and treatment without a deductible or with a deductible below the required minimum deductible for HDHPs without losing their HDHP status under the Code or threatening the tax-favored treatment of participants’ health savings accounts (HSAs). The notice applies broadly … Continued

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

This update is adapted from the Center for Disease Control fact page on COVID-19. The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. The CDC has been supplying a steady stream of information and advice on the outbreak which is affecting many parts the world … Continued

Creating A Family Evacuation Plan

A Plan for everyone Take into account all of your household members including staff and pets, and discuss the plan with them. Because you might not have much time to evacuate, it is crucial to have a plan in place to get your family out of danger quickly and efficiently. Follow the family disaster plan … Continued

Distracted Driving Quiz: Do you know the correct facts?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Nearly half of all drivers feel less safe on the road than they did five years ago because of distracted driving. The Quiz: Do You Know the Correct Facts? One of these facts is incorrect. Can you spot it? Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the … Continued

Rule Changes to OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Standard

On January 25, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule rescinding their “2016 Rule” which had been established to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. This most recent final rule changes OSHA’s electronic recordkeeping standard. This change was promulgated because of concerns over “privacy” of employee information contained in … Continued

Expert Update: When OSHA Knocks

When a safety program is in force and everything is in place, it is sometimes easy to think that we are in the clear. What happens when a severe injury occurs? Was it an amputation or loss of an eye? Was the employee admitted to the hospital or were they just there for observation? Does … Continued

Compliance Alert: Upcoming 2018 CVSA Roadside Blitz on Hours of Service Logs

During the first week of June (specifically June 5th, 6th, and 7th), the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) in conjunction with local jurisdiction will be conducting a focused blitz on Hours-Of-Service (HOS) compliance. According to the CVSA, 32% of drivers were placed out of service during last year’s three day blitz for HOS violations. Compliance … Continued