OSHA releases Heat Illness Prevention suggestions for employers

It’s not just hot, it’s one of the hottest summers in history! With that in mind, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) started a “Heat Illness Prevention” campaign last week, to include a website and extensive guidance. Here’s a few points to remember. Create a Heat Illness Prevention Plan OSHA recommends employers with workers […]

Coronavirus symptoms vs. allergies: How to know the difference as school year begins

Excerpted from Fox News by Amy McGorry The coronavirus and seasonal allergies have some common symptoms that can raise concerns for school kids’ parents as they head back to the classroom. To help distinguish between the two, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided some guidance as the school year begins. “It […]

Why Covid-19 might make you rethink your smoking habits

Excerpted from CNN by John Maa A college friend who is now a physician first introduced me to an electronic cigarette in 2008. He purchased his online from China with the hope of transitioning from smoking to vaping but found himself using both instead. A few years later, he shared a pleasant surprise — he […]

As Coronavirus spreads, some courts shutter, others carry on

Excerpted from Law.com by ALM Staff Judicial systems across the nation have implemented a patchwork of policies to deal with the virus, including canceling in-person hearings or requiring litigants to alert the court if they feel ill. A patchwork of courts across the nation are acting in different ways to protect staff and visitors as […]