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?[…]

Can hazard communication compromise your trade secrets? Not if you do this.

The Scenario If you have a trade secret, the idea is to protect it.  But what if an employee is injured by a trade secret chemical and you must disclose the chemical in order to save your employees life.  Of course you are going to disclose the chemical to the medical professionals, but you want Read more about Can hazard communication compromise your trade secrets? Not if you do this.[…]

Protecting Children on the Internet – Cyber Safety & Security

With the rise in bullying incidents, many of which are occurring over the internet, it may be a good time to review a few of the laws that were designed to combat this and other harmful activities towards children – including sexual predators. Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) In 2001, the FCC issued rules pertaining Read more about Protecting Children on the Internet – Cyber Safety & Security[…]

What should I look for in a Cyber Audit?

It is always hard to vet a vendor, but cyber audit vendors may pose more difficult challenges.  Here are a few designations that should help determine their worthiness. Are they members of ISSA or ISACA? Do they hold the CISSP desingation? Follow the ISO 27000 series for these types of audits.

What was the bill that addressed Hands Free Wireless Telephone usage in vehicles

Hands Free Wireless Telephone Does not apply to 2-way radio BILL NUMBER: SB 1613 CHAPTERED BILL TEXT CHAPTER 290 FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 APPROVED BY GOVERNOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 PASSED THE SENATE AUGUST 31, 2006 PASSED THE ASSEMBLY AUGUST 29, 2006 AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY AUGUST 24, 2006 AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY AUGUST Read more about What was the bill that addressed Hands Free Wireless Telephone usage in vehicles[…]

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