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Spring 2023

OSHA established Directive CP 03-00-024 for their CSHOs (Compliance Safety and Health Officers) that outlines how their CSHOs are to conduct inspections involving Heat. This directive uses the National Weather Service categories to classify heat indices starting at 80⁰F. If the National Weather Service has issued a warning, alert or advisory, CSHOs are directed to make Heat the first and primary safety concern addressed in their inspection.

Worker man in hard hat drinking water, participating in a heat safety program.

OSHA Continues its National Emphasis Program for Heat

As the one-year anniversary of OSHA launching its National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Heat approaches, it is important to revisit some key takeaways. The program was launched April 8, 2022, and is in effect for three years.

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A construction worker at construction site

Workers’ Compensation Rates Continue to Fall, Causing E-Mod Scores to Climb

When purchasing any product or service, it makes perfect sense to associate a better RATE with a better PRICE. Consider these simple everyday examples:

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Commercial building damage after strong tornado storm.

6 Forces Driving Commercial Property Insurance Costs

The market for commercial property insurance continues to be challenging. Here are several factors contributing to premium increases for commercial property coverage.

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