Employee well-being refers to the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social and financial health, which can often be influenced by various workplace dynamics (e.g., workload, connections with co-workers and available resources).
The most common environmental and regulatory exposures encountered at agriculture and farming properties include the following:
Telemedicine, which the American Telemedicine Association defines as “the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status,” promises to transform the landscape of health care. Due to the growing population of the elderly, the increasing demand for health care services and the rapid advances in telecommunications technology, a roaring market demand for telemedicine has been created along with the means of satisfying it.
The most common environmental and regulatory exposures encountered at food processing facilities include:
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall, but also within particular industries. The most recent statistics from OSHA reveal the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2021 for the health care and social assistance industry.
Under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate, applicable large employers (ALEs) must offer comprehensive health coverage to full-time employees. Employers who don’t comply will face penalties if any employees become eligible for premium credits in the healthcare marketplace.
Electrical contractors are responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing and replacing electrical systems and machinery in residential, commercial and industrial environments. Due to the complex nature of their work, electrical contractors are exposed to unique risks and should consider construction insurance coverage to mitigate those risks.
OSHA keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall but also within particular industries. An analysis of the most recent statistics from OSHA revealed the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2021 for the construction industry.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 38 million workers quit their jobs in 2021. With employee resignations rising to record numbers, employers are looking for ways to curb the exodus.