NARFA Partners with Flyreel to Provide Innovative, Contact-Less Safety and Loss Control Inspections to Members as Part of Their Workers Compensation Program

2021-07-13T09:17:53-04:00July 13th, 2021|Company News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. & DENVER, July 13, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Automotive Roads Fuel Association (NARFA), the exclusive sponsor of the Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC) workers compensation program, is proud to announce the availability of Flyreel for AICC members. Flyreel [...]

OSHA’s Updates Guidance for COVID-19 in the Workplace

2021-07-12T19:25:04-04:00July 12th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Safety Tips|

When the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rolled out its COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard on June 10, 2021, it also issued its updated Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in non-healthcare workplaces. In its previous guidance, published January 2021, [...]

NARFA Enhances the AICC Loss Control Team Starting on July 1st, 2021

2021-07-28T06:47:40-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Company News, Massachusetts News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

We are pleased to introduce the Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC) Loss Control & Safety Team to the membership, as of July 1st, 2021. The AICC Administrator, FutureComp, will be utilizing a three-person team of safety professionals to deliver [...]

OSHA Reversal: Recording Vaccine Reactions in the Workplace

2021-05-27T10:59:19-04:00May 27th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Benefits Legislation, Labor News, Legislative News, Safety Tips|

Employers that encourage or require workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus must carefully navigate legal requirements and government recommendations—but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently gave employers a break by saying they don't have to record [...]

OSHA Imposes New Rule For Employer-Required COVID-19 Vaccines

2021-05-07T08:13:36-04:00May 7th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, General Industry News, Labor News, Legislative News, Safety Tips|

New guidance from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is causing some to change their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. On April 20, OSHA released the new guidance in the frequently asked questions section of its website for COVID-19 safety compliance. The [...]

May is National Electrical Safety Month: “Connected to Safety”

2021-05-05T11:57:48-04:00May 5th, 2021|General Industry News, Safety Tips|

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual effort to help reduce electrically related fatalities, injuries, and property loss. This year's campaign theme is “Connected to Safety,” which aims to educate the [...]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Distracted Driving Has Become an Epidemic

2021-04-13T09:33:56-04:00April 13th, 2021|Automotive Industry News, Business and Estate Planning, Safety Tips|

Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. While drivers texting behind the wheel tops what seems like an endless list of distractions, other risky actions include talking — whether it be on the phone or to [...]

Fall Protection Leads OSHA’s Annual ‘Top 10’ List of Most Frequently Cited Violations…for 10th Year In A Row

2021-03-03T06:30:28-05:00March 3rd, 2021|General Industry News, Labor News, Safety Tips|

“Fall Protection – General Requirements” is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the 10th successive fiscal year, the agency announced Feb. 26 . Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented preliminary data for OSHA’s Top [...]

US Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Update Hazard Communication Standard

2021-02-12T08:32:08-05:00February 12th, 2021|Legislative News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a proposed rule to update the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification [...]

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