Archive for January 15, 2014

Hospital Employees Surrounded by Hazards

Written by News Channel 2 on January 15th, 2014. Posted in Cable gland selection, Desk grommet, Sliding locks

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Are hospitals putting their own staff in jeopardy? The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that hospital employees are 41% more likely to be out with work-related injuries and illnesses. Germs, disease, blood, harsh chemicals, gases and fumes, and damaged electrical equipment surround — and endanger — hospital workers every day.

Moreover, employee absenteeism costs U.S. companies a whopping $153 billion annually. Here’s what employers can do to keep hospital staff members healthy and prevent productivity and financial loss:

Enforce Regular and Proper Use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

All hospital staff — from doctors and nurses to secretarial and human resources staff — may come into contact with viruses, blood, bloodborne pathogens, cleaning and sanitizing chemicals, an

What Does ERISA Mean For You?

Written by News Channel 2 on January 15th, 2014. Posted in Herbert hill fl attorney, How does erisa affest retirement benefits

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Have you ever wondered what does ERISA mean? You see, ERISA is an acronym for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. It’s a federal law that establishes the minimum standards for pension plans in private industry. The ERISA act provides for extensive rules on the federal income tax effects of transactions that are associated with employee benefit plants.

The government enacted ERISA laws to protect the interests of employee benefit plan participants. So what does ERISA mean for the