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U.S. Aftermath of WannaCry Ransomware Yet to be Seen

June 6th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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The WannaCry ransomware that has spread across 150 countries since Friday has appeared to slow down, but employees starting the workweek should be careful, as the effects in the United States are yet to be determined. WannaCry locks users out of their computers by exploiting a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows. It then […]

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Managing Green Construction Contract Risks

June 6th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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As energy costs continue to rise and building standards become more environmentally rigorous, it’s not uncommon for construction projects to specify sustainable building practices, or “green” building principles. But capitalizing on the trend to build green can quickly turn your profit margin from black to red if you don’t have a clear understanding of your […]

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Understanding Construction Contracts

June 6th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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Construction contracts can contain terms that impact your company’s bottom line. Reviewing them carefully prior to signing is indispensable, and can save your company time and money. This contract review guide is meant to be a starting point for reviewing contracts in general. It highlights some common contract terms and their potential impact. You can […]

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Completed Operations Liability and Obligations

June 6th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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Even quality workmanship is not immune to potential claims of property damage or bodily injury. All operations carry the risk that injury or damage may occur as a result of the work, leading to costly lawsuits. Considering the complicated mix of contractors and subcontractors that contributes to each project, who is liable for this risk? […]

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House Republicans Pass Amended AHCA

June 6th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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OVERVIEW On May 4, 2017, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217-213 to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), after it had been amended several times. The AHCA is the proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The AHCA needed 216 votes to pass in the House. Ultimately, […]

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OSHA Program to Target Southern Auto Part Makers

May 9th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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OSHA has renewed a Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for auto part manufacturers in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. The REP was originally established to reduce workplace hazards in the auto parts industry, including electrical, struck-by, caught-in and crushing hazards. Information released by OSHA revealed that the REP led to 46 safety inspections in 2016, which resulted […]

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Cyber Insurance on the Rise in Manufacturing

May 9th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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Before now, cyber insurance has usually been purchased by consumer-facing businesses, such as health care providers, retailers and financial institutions. However, cyber attacks are now capable of taking control of manufacturing plants and products, and many businesses in the industry are purchasing cyber insurance policies to protect themselves. According to Advisen, an insurance data provider, […]

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OSHA Delays New Beryllium Rule

May 9th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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OSHA recently announced that the planned March 21 enforcement date of its new beryllium exposure rule would be delayed until May 20. The delay is in response to the Trump administration’s regulatory freeze, which directs federal agencies to review any new or pending regulations and temporarily postpone the date that they would take effect. The […]

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Silica Standard Delayed for Construction

May 9th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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On April 6, OSHA announced a delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for the construction industry. Although enforcement of the standard was scheduled to begin on June 23, 2017, it will now begin on Sept. 23, 2017, as additional guidance is necessary. OSHA expects employers in the construction industry to continue to take […]

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3 New Developments that May Impact OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

May 9th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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OSHA frequently introduces or revises rules to remain up to date with new technologies and procedures, such as the agency’s new electronic reporting rule. However, recent legislative changes and communications from OSHA could impact how your business manages and retains injury and illness records in the near future. The following is a breakdown of recent […]

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