Employee handbooks are essential tools for establishing employee expectations, addressing workplace issues, and defending against potential lawsuits. Failing to update your employee handbooks regularly can make you vulnerable to legal risks and liabilities, resulting in costly fines, penalties, and attorneys’ fees. Here are 5 hot-button issues your should review in 2023.
We found this simple, little list surprisingly helpful. Have you done something thoughtful for your employees recently? With the new "Quietly Quitting" trend on social media, now is the perfect time to show your workforce how much they are appreciated.
If you're a new business just getting started, a small business starting to grow fast, or even just a large business looking to find the gaps in your current knowledge and implementation of the law, then we urge you to take advantage of this FREE massive guide.
OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS)
Businesses with 100 employees and more and subject to these important changes which will require major changes to how you run your business. That said, OSHA is actively working on guidelines that affect small businesses, so you should know the changes that are coming down the food chain!
CalOSHA passes important changes in the new Senate Bill (SB 606)
Metro is always trying to keep our clients in the loop on the latest changes to their exposure and liabilities as a business owner. Please take a moment to review this important “footnotes” document that describes changes to CalOSHA that can open you up t
Here are the most frequently cited OSHA Violations
OSHA compliance can be a thorn in the side for any business, but knowing what standards the agency is focusing on can help you prepare for an inspection. Here are some helpful tips on what you can do to make sure your business avoids costly penalties.
Employers' Guide to Returning to Work With the COVID Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccines are here, and
employers can finally start planning for their immediate futures. Our 52-page
toolkit explores the vaccines, workplace safeguards, company policies and more so that you can get back to work.
Apartments and condos face a wide range of risks—including everything from common pest infestations to extreme weather events. But our new Loss Control Guide can help safeguard their units and tenants.
Advanced technology like virtual reality headsets, smartwatches and drones are readily available, so why not use them to protect your workforce? Employers can use these devices to access real-time data on their workplaces and automatically monitor important safety issues. Get in touch with us today to read our How Technology Can Boost Workplace Safety article, which outlines how these modern advancements can help protect your business.
Not everyone keeps their windows open regularly, and since air circulation is often limited, it’s easy for pollutants to build up and adversely affect your health. In fact, the Department of Energy estimates that indoor pollutant levels are 100 times higher than outdoor levels. Keep your office air clean by following these safety tips!