Tag: HR

OSHA Issues New Guidelines for Healthcare Violence Prevention

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new Guideline 3148 mandates healthcare facilities to make significant improvements in the hazards facing hospital and clinic employees. Facilities that receive Medicaid and Medicare can lose reimbursement funding if they aren’t in compliance by doing an annual all-hazards security risk assessment by November 15, 2017.

Orlando Workplace Shooting Involved Ex-Employee

A 45-year-old former employee of an Orlando, Florida awning company returned to the factory that had fired him this past April and killed five people and then himself. John Neumann, Jr. was armed with a semiautomatic handgun when he entered the facility and began shooting on June 5, 2017.

The Risks Where Cybersecurity, Data, and Payroll Intersect

Payroll and other human resources professionals are accustomed to handling sensitive information. It’s quite literally in their job descriptions. Large organizations often employ sophisticated software designed to avoid security issues, and they may even have a department dedicated to reducing risks. Even so, a quick online search will reveal many, many instances of customer and […]