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4 Ways EHS Software Will Help Your Company in a Post-COVID World

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From training employees remotely to going paperless, here are 4 ways environment, health, & safety (EHS) software can help you navigate the post-COVID world.
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Is Your Information Safeguards Plan Keeping Up With Technology?

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Article Contributor: Jim Radogna Every day dealerships collect personal information from consumers, including names, addresses, credit history, phone numbers, bank numbers, and Social Security information. The federal Safeguards Rule, enacted in 2003 and enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, requires dealerships to have a security plan in place that will sufficiently protect client’s confidential information. […]
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Turning off Disaster – Avoiding Catastrophe with Simple Solutions

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Article Contributor: Eric Schmitz Accidents in the workplace have always plagued businesses. Some might say accidents are inevitable, but usually, even the most serious catastrophes have a simple preventable solution. Unfortunately, minor neglect does not only lead to minor problems. Sometimes the most disastrous events occur as a result of something as simple as overlooking […]
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Pregnancy in the Workplace: Accommodating Employees while Adhering to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act

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Article Contributor: Kathryn Carlson The Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA) protects a broader range of people than many managers realize; it also protects individuals with less permanent disabilities, such as pregnancy. Many states have their own guidelines and rules regarding reasonable accommodation, but there are a few small things that managers can do to […]
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Employee Retention: Managing to Keep Your Employees

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Your employees are a company investment, one that should be protected. Studies found that 83 percent of 900 North American employees polled plan to seek new positions in 2015. While it can be difficult to foster employee engagement, there are solutions that create a positive work environment that drives performance as well as job satisfaction. […]
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Simple Steps to Selecting HR Software

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Selecting HR software, also referred to as HRIS (Human Resources Information System) or HRMS (Human Resources Management System), is an important decision. With the right tools and capabilities, specifically selected to align with your business objectives, you will improve the efficiency of your human resources managers and administrators, increase employee satisfaction, ensure compliance with state […]
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Employee Recognition: A Simple "Thank You" Goes A Long Way

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A common question we hear as HR professionals is “How do I retain my star employees?” My response is, “just say thank you.” I recently advised a client on the importance of a thank you.  The CEO was bringing on an employee the next day. Typically bringing on a new employee took a minimum of […]
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The Top Environmental and Safety Risk Management Challenge

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Kathryn Carlson, Vice President of HR Management Products for KPA, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series to share her insight on the intersection of sales, marketing, and technology. The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Josh Bland, explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders. Below […]
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ANSI’s New Minimum Requirements for First Aid Kit Supplies

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Article Contributor: Lori Matthews What do you need in your First Aid Kit? As always, OSHA (1910.151) requires that a workplace assess the hazards present first. However, OSHA also references the ANSI standard in (non-mandatory) Appendix A as an example of minimum first aid kit requirements. As of January 12, 2015, those standards have been […]
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OSHA Reporting Requirements: How should off-hour injuries be handled?

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Article Contributor: Eric Schmitz Now that dealers are required to maintain an OSHA 300 Log and the reporting requirements have changed, do you have a reporting protocol in place for all injury circumstances? Unfortunately, injuries happen at all times, even during off-business hours and on the weekends, and even after hours events may need to […]
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OSHA Top 10

Do you know everything you need to know about the 10 most frequently cited Occupational Health and Safety Administration standards?
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Sales F&I Compliance

Are you up to speed on the latest Sales and F&I regulations? This series aims to keep you on top of all the changes.
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