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  • Ohio Ballot Board Certifies Recreational Marijuana Proposal

    If you thought that the passage of Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program, which is set to become fully effective on September 8, 2018, would end the debate on marijuana use in Ohio, you are wrong.  On May 17, 2018, the Ohio Ballot Board certified a proposed constitutional amendment titled Marijuana Rights and Regulations.
    This proposed constitutional amendment seeks to establish marijuana use as a “right” of adult Ohio citizens age 21 and older.

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  • Common Issues Faced By Employers at the Holidays: The Full Webinar

    Hosting a holiday party or a company picnic? Wondering what employers can do when they suspect an employee is abusing FMLA? How do you count FMLA leave during the holidays? Do you have to pay an Employee on FMLA holiday pay? Attorneys Robert Solt and Elizabeth Bolduc discuss common issues faced by employers around the holidays and during special events, such as the Race for the Cure, company picnics, and more.

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  • OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

    OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is based on a simple concept that employees have a right to know and understand the hazards of the chemicals they might be exposed to in the workplace.  Unfortunately, many employers fall short when it comes to compliance with the HCS as evidenced by the fact that hazard communication is always toward the top of OSHA’s most cited violations every year.

    The HCS requires information to be prepared and transmitted regarding all hazardous chemicals.

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  • Join the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent the #1 Cause of Deaths in Construction: Falls

    Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. From May 7-11, 2018, the National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.
    A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about safety.

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  • Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2017

    Above is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by OSHA. Fall protection was the number one citation again, and we have previously examined the connection between fall hazards and fatalities in the workplace as well as the importance of building a safety culture in your workplace.

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