Compliance and Safety
While these topics can seem overwhelming and more of a "bigger company" concern, the reality is these are serious issues that require attention. There are a lot of very good resources available to help you navigate these topics and you should take full advantage of them, but if you have a specific area you are concerned with, you should seek qualified help and guidance.
In this section, you will find some good basic resources to help. The post on "Getting Started With Compliance and Safety" is a great place to start.
Everywhere you turn in our industry, attracting and retaining employees is on the list of top concerns. In fact, it is number one in many people’s mind. Makes you wonder if we alone or are other industries in a similar bind? According to the Travelers 2015 Business Risk Index Summary, we are not alone. “Attracting […]
In case you were ever wondering what kind of services OSHA offers small business, here is a complete list taken directly from the OSHA Small Business, Benefits and Resources section of its site. OSHA’s Free On-site Consultation Program OSHA’s free On-site Consultation Program offers free and confidential advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all […]
As a small business, these are areas you think about from time to time but might not have done a lot to mitigate. While that seems like life as small business, it is important to understand there are risks not to be taken lightly. There are some resources and avenues to explore if you are […]
While safety is an area we all focus on in the landscape and irrigation industry, some areas need an occasional reminder. PVC piping systems and the solvent weld process fit into this category. Weld-On, a leader in the irrigation glue and accessory market, offers some great safety resources and tips (see below). For more information […]
More Compliance and Safety Articles
- Top 5 Compliance Concerns For Small Business from TriNet Blog Insight For Entrepreneurs
- HR Compliance Concerns for Small Business from HiringThing.com
- Workplace Safety and Health from the U.S. Small Business Administration
- Federal Compliance Contacts and Resources from the U.S. Small Business Administration
- Q and A's For Small Business Employers - OSHA from U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA
- OSHA Home Page
- Six Main Functions of Human Resource Department from Chron.com