News: November 2016

The Silent Dangers of Confined Spaces

The Silent Dangers of Confined Spaces Workers tend to put their faith in most indoor and confined spaces atmospheres, thinking someone else has checked for safety. Air, whether life sustaining or killing, is usually colorless, odorless, and tasteless. The atmosphere in a confined space, for … read more

Channel Tunnel or “Chunnel” Connects 1990

Throw Back Thursday – December 1, 1990: Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the seabed. The Channel Tunnel (also nicknamed the “Chunnel”) is a 31.4 mi rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelles, … read more

Spearphishing – Workplace Cybersecurity

‘Spearphishing’ roiled the presidential campaign – here’s how to protect yourself Arun Vishwanath, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Never in American political history have hacked and stolen emails played such a central role in a presidential campaign. But hackers are likely … read more

California Prop 64: What it means to Employers

California Prop 64 California Prop 64 passed on November 8th, 2016, making it lawful for persons 21 years of age and older to possess, obtain, transport, smoke, and ingest marijuana and products under certain specific circumstances. But employers should rest assured that under the new … read more

Capitol Connection #1006

Capitol Connection: Mick Jagger couldn’t get it. However, our first contractor will find ‘satisfaction’ in my answer while our second contractor not so much. While I help find a way, another contractor gets advice just in time to save his ‘venture’… Q: My company has … read more