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June 29, 2017 – Compliance Observer Alert – Senate GOP’s Better Care Reconciliation Act Update

    June 29, 2017 Senate GOP’s Better Care Reconciliation Act Update Senate Republicans released their health reform overhaul – the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” – late last week after weeks of intrigue. Highlights of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) can be found below. A vote on the bill was intended to […]

Lawnmower Safety Tips

Since 2011, lawnmower injuries have been on the rise in the U.S. with approximately 75,000 injuries occurring each year. Most of these injuries are the result of human error while operating the lawnmower and can be avoided by taking a few safety measures. In order to prevent an injury, here are six tips to follow […]

Swimming Pool Safety 101

Pools are great for entertaining and a way to beat the summer heat but they can be very dangerous without taking the proper precautions. Whether you have an in-ground pool, hot tub or an inflatable kiddie pool, it is important to keep safety in mind as there are 3,400 fatal unintentional drownings in the U.S. […]

Fireworks Safety Tips for the Summer Holidays

With the Fourth of July approaching, many will celebrate our country’s independence by shooting off fireworks and lighting sparklers. Although a wonderful sight to see, fireworks can be extremely dangerous without proper use and care. If you are opting out of a fireworks show and planning on using legal fireworks on your own, it is […]

6 Tips to Avoid Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

According to experts, this year could be the worst year to date for ticks due to milder winters, booming mice and deer populations, and the 2015 abundant acorn crop. With the projected increase of ticks, this means that there will be a higher threat of tick-borne diseases, including the most common, Lyme disease. The best […]

Keeping Kids Safe from Backyard Dangers

With the nice weather and longer days, your kids are likely spending time playing outside. Although it is a child’s favorite past time, it isn’t always the safest. Â equipment between 2009 and 2014. If you have a swing set in your backyard, you might want to consider increasing liability coverage with an umbrella policy. […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – June 2017

Safety Sentinel – June 2017 Management Accountability for Safety Results Most organizations devote considerable time and effort in developing business plans that establish goals for revenue, production, quality and customer satisfaction among others. The development of business plans generally involves input from numerous individuals and departments. The plan details what role each department and individual […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – June 2017

Five Tips for Wet-Weather Driving Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). One of the top contributors to this statistic is inclement weather. Of the nearly six million vehicle crashes that occur in the U.S., weather-related accidents account for 22% […]

OSHA’s New Silica Rule for Construction

There is a new OSHA standard to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and other minerals and it can become respirable size particles when workers chip, cut and drill objects that contain crystalline silica. About two million construction workers are exposed to this […]

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