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  • Ohio Facial Covering Order Goes Into Effect Today

    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a statewide order for facial coverings for citizens in public places which goes into effect at 6:00 p.m. today, July 23, 2020.

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  • New OSHA Beryllium Standard for General Industry

    By: Donald Elswick, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CIT
    Elsmart Associates
    elsmart0101@nullgmail.com
    A final rule issued by OSHA revises the agency’s beryllium standard for general industry. The changes affect provisions for methods of compliance, personal protective clothing and equipment, hygiene areas and practices, housekeeping, medical surveillance, hazard communication, and recordkeeping.

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  • Changes Coming to Ohio Workers’ Compensation as Ohio House Bill 81 is Signed into Law

    On June 16, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 81 (H.B. 81) into law, which made significant changes to Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation law. H.B. 81 makes significant changes to the doctrine of voluntary abandonment of a claim, the statute of limitation on filing a VSSR, a state fund employer’s settlement authority and the statute of limitation on a claim, among other minor changes. The most relevant portions of the Bill are summarized below.

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