November 29, 2021

How to Comply with the HIPAA Security Rule Risk Assessment Requirement

A compliance review of a covered health provider by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)* found systemic noncompliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act […]
November 11, 2021

5 Things to do in Response to OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS Now That It Is Stayed

OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard addressing COVID-19 has been stayed by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  So, now what?  If you have more than 100 employees […]
November 4, 2021

Tomorrow COVID-19 ETS for Most Employers Becomes Effective!

BREAKING NEWS – November 4, 2021 – Today, the anticipated COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) was sent by The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and […]
October 28, 2021

New Heat Injury and Illness Prevention Standard in the Works

Employers have a duty to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths in both indoor and outdoor workplaces.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), on October 27, […]
October 22, 2021

The ADA and COVID-19 Vaccinations

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), on October 13, 2021, updated its guidance relating to what you should know about the interplay of COVID-19 requirements and […]
October 18, 2021

New OSHA ETS Affecting Private Businesses Sent to White House

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is expected to adopt a new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard  (ETS) which will affect private sector companies with 100 […]
October 6, 2021

HIPAA and COVID Vaccination – Q & A’s from the Dept. of Health and Human Services

Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule prohibit businesses or individuals from asking whether their patients have received a COVID-19 vaccine?  This and other questions were answered by […]
October 1, 2021

8 Steps to Implement a Hazard Communication Program

Businesses that have hazardous chemicals in their workplaces are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  to implement a hazard communication program in accordance […]
September 20, 2021

What to Do If Your Business Receives an OSHA Citation

If your business has received a citation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for a possible violation, your next steps depend upon many factors: […]
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