Blog Category: Risk Management

Blog Category: Risk Management

Personal Protective Equipment: Face and Eye Protection

Eye and face protective equipment is required by OSHA where there is a reasonable probability of preventing injury when such equipment is used. Employers must provide a type of protector suitable for the work to be performed and employees must use the protectors. These stipulations also apply to supervisors and management personnel, and should apply to visitors...

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Texas Senate Passes Harvey Relief Package

Texas state senators unanimously approved a multi-billion dollar Harvey aid package aimed at helping communities still struggling to recover after the historic storm and prepare for the next one.

The first measure, SB 6 by Sen. Kolkhorst, would direct the Texas Department of Emergency Management at DPS and other relevant agencies to develop a model guide...

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Things That Will Make Your Safety Culture Successful

Developing a ZERO accident safety culture is a complex practice that can seem daunting, especially when trying to change a culture that has been in place for years or even decades.  However changing the safety culture will be easy with the right guidance and support.  You can learn to incorporate ZAC (Zero Accident Culture)  across your organization.  ZAC...

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When Other Employees May Also Be Your Employees

No matter which environment you work in, multi-employer citations and/or liabilities in Texas may now be levied against you.  So you may be asking yourself, “What does multi-employer mean to me?” According to OSHA (Labor, 1999), multi-employer means any employer that is “exposing, creating, correcting, and controlling” employees of work places hazards in all...

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Texas Bill Would Protect First Responders

A bill recently filed in the Texas House of Representatives would penalize insurers that illegally deny Texas first responders access to medical treatment for line-of-duty injuries covered under state workers’ compensation laws.

According to one of the authors of House Bill 1521, Rep. Oscar Longoria, the proposed legislation would amend Section 415.021...

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