Category: Safety

Ask Fran: COVID-19

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Q: We have facilities in 3 different states.  I am getting confused with the Governors in each state issuing different types of orders – Stay At Home – Shelter in Place, etc.  Is there one source where I can go to find all of these?   A:  Unfortunately as you described, orders are being issued […]

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers

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With so much talk about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to send out an alert with some additional information. There is a lot of information about COVID-19 out there. Attorney Charla Stevens provides practical guidance for employers related to COVID-19 in this article:  https://www.nhbr.com/are-you-prepared-for-the-coronavirus/ This short TED Talk provides additional information about what we do […]

Work Place Violence Prevention

Work Place Violence

Our team thought this was some great information to reshare from the University of Southern Maine. Workplace Violence can be a difficult topic and here are some great resources. The University of Southern Maine has developed three modules for employers, employees, as well as an instructor-led module in a no-cost online program for retail workers […]

Cause for Concern: Frequent Absences and Sore Hands

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Frequent Absences and Sore Hands Dear Fran, I just became an office manager and am also responsible for personnel issues. I have one employee who has frequent absences and missing time. She calls in before hours and leaves a voice message but never says why she is missing work. Can I ask her why she […]

Attention NH Employers

NH employers

NH Employers – these two changes went into effect 7-14-19. More information can be found here: https://www.nh.gov/labor/ Effective 7/14/19 there is a statutory amendment to RSA 277 SAFETY AND HEALTH OF EMPLOYEES (Public) that requires the Department of Labor to inspect a place of employment where a serious injury or death has occurred and requires a […]