Are employers required to clean employees keyboards?

This sounds really silly, but let’s face it, a keyboard is a work tool and it is typically owned by the employer.  In California, Cal-OSHA answered a question like this.  Short answer – give your employees the means to clean their keyboards and if you work in a health care setting, you should make items Read more about Are employers required to clean employees keyboards?[…]

What are the 5 elements of an idependent employee act for purposes of OSHA?

There are 5 elements which must be proven under the theory of Independent Employee Act, they are: The employee is experienced in the job. The employer has a well-developed safety program which includes safety training.  The training must focus on the employee-in-question’s job. The employer must enforce its safety program. The employer must enforce/discipline employees Read more about What are the 5 elements of an idependent employee act for purposes of OSHA?[…]

Do we have to care for animals on school campuses?

Yes, you must care for animals that are classroom pets.  The big problem here is not the day-to-day maintenance of the animal while school is in session, but those times when everyone is on break.  When that happens we tend to run into problems with the animal care:  feeding, warmth and our own difficulties driving Read more about Do we have to care for animals on school campuses?[…]

What is the Civic Center Act?

The Civic Center Act is codified in California Education Code 38130. The spirit of the law was to ensure that structures and facilities built with public dollars were allowed to benefit the public for other purposes beyond just schooling.  If you have heard of facility use agreements, this piece of Code is the basis for Read more about What is the Civic Center Act?[…]

Can I enroll a volunteer in the EPN program in California?

This is a tough one because it often depends on the CHP officer or DMV analyst that you speak to. Some will tell you that you cannot and others will say you can.   The reality is that just because a person is a volunteer driver, does not mean that their free labor reduces your Read more about Can I enroll a volunteer in the EPN program in California?[…]

Series – Branding for Risk Management, Safety & Security – Part 5

Geographics! Yes, geographics.  You weren’t expecting that one were you?  Well, every once in awhile we have to take care of the basics and make it easy on ourselves.  Most of the time this is an easy area to identify.  Just pick those zip codes that you physically can support.  But, let’s look at the Read more about Series – Branding for Risk Management, Safety & Security – Part 5[…]

Series – Branding for Risk Management, Safety & Security – Part 4

Now it’s time to tackle a little tougher subject about our ideal customers – “behaviors”.  This one can be difficult to define when you first start thinking about it and it kind of blends in with other areas, such as values and beliefs.  But what we are looking for here are those certain behaviors or Read more about Series – Branding for Risk Management, Safety & Security – Part 4[…]

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