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home healthcare: preventing exposure in unsafe conditions

By Barrow Group Staff / June 25, 2020
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Topics: staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, OSHA, Caregiver, home healthcare

Managing the Risk of Heatstroke

By Barrow Group Staff / June 22, 2020
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Topics: staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA

Common Employment Practice Claims Arising out of Covid-19

By Barrow Group Staff / June 01, 2020
By Barrow Group Staff / June 1, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American workplace. Employers have found themselves drafting and implementing policies and procedures addressing a wide array of issues ...
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Topics: risk management, workers compensation, general liability, human resources, compliance, OSHA

OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Revises National Emphasis Program for Silica

By Barrow Group Staff / March 09, 2020
On Feb. 5, OSHA announced a number of changes to its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on silica. The program focuses on enforcement of silica standards with an emphasis on specific industries that are expected to have the most respirable crystalline silica exposure for workers....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Issues Interim on Novel Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / March 06, 2020
The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers. To help employers deal with the outbreak of Coronavirus, OSHA has developed a new resource page found here. ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

Risk Insights: How to Interact with an OSHA Inspector

By Barrow Group Staff / January 24, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, general liability, workplace safety, compliance, OSHA

Five Steps for Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs

By Barrow Group Staff / January 15, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, general liability, workplace safety, OSHA

News Brief: OSHA 2019 Fiscal Year Statistics Show Compliance Assistance Record, Inspections Increase

By Barrow Group Staff / January 08, 2020
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 2019 fiscal year statistics show that the administration has upped the ante when it comes to ensuring safe environments for workers. During the 2019 fiscal year, OSHA observed an increase in both compliance assistance ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA

Risk Insights: Protecting the Health and Safety of Temporary Workers

By Barrow Group Staff / January 03, 2020
  The Importance of Temporary Worker Safety Temporary workers are often utilized for hazardous jobs. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found that temporary workers are at a greater risk of workplace illness and injury than permanent employees....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA

Winter Worker Safety Tips

By Barrow Group Staff / January 02, 2020
Winter weather can create various hazards that include slippery surfaces and roads, strong winds and frigid temperatures. These conditions can promote an increase in workplace accidents that include hypothermia, frostbite and falls. However, many of those injuries can be ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA