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Unemployment Vocabulary Lesson Part 2

Unemployment can feel like another universe sometimes. Part of the mystique is simply due to vocabulary. Here are some more words and phrases that are used regularly in Unemployment that can help you understand things a little better. Base Period The last lesson talked about what it meant to be a “base period employer”. In Read More

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National Fire Prevention Week – Have 2 Ways Out

National Fire Prevention Week – October 7-13, 2012 It’s National Fire Prevention Week and in educating employers and their employees, Sheakley’s Safety team would like to provide you with important knowledge that can help you if a fire were to start in your workplace. In order to control fires we must understand how they work.  Fire Read More

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U.S. Traffic Fatalities Increase in 2012

According to CNN Travel, the U.S. government reports a 9% increase in motor vehicle traffic fatalities for the first half of 2012, the largest jump during the first six months of any previous year since data was first collected in 1975. A statistical projection from January through June estimates 16,290 people died in vehicular crashes Read More

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Unemployment Vocabulary Lesson

Unemployment can feel like another universe sometimes. Part of the mystique is simply due to vocabulary. Here are some words and phrases that are used regularly in Unemployment that can help you understand things a little better. Reimbursing or Contributing Employer These words refer to your method of payment to the state agency for claims. Read More

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What You Need to Know About Workplace Violence

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), of the 4,547 fatal workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2010, 506 were workplace homicides. No workplace is exempt from violence; therefore, you should be proactive in protecting your employees from any unforeseen acts. Many factors play a role Read More

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The Fourth of July is Right Around the Corner. Here are Top Fireworks Safety Tips to Keep You Safe!

Fireworks Safety Tips: • Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. • Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers. • Always have an adult supervise fireworks activities. Read More

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Unemployment Changes Impacting Ohio

Short-Time Compensation or Worksharing is a provision added to the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 to prevent companies from being forced to perform temporary or mass layoffs. The provision will allow Ohio employers to reduce the number of hours an employee works per week in order to maintain their employment, while Read More

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Mechanical Hazards Can Cause Severe Injury, Here’s What You Need to Know

Each piece of machinery has its own unique mechanical and non-mechanical hazards. Machines can cause severe injuries: amputations, fractures, lacerations, or crushing injuries. Machines can also cause minor injuries such as bruises, abrasions, sprains or strains, burns, or cuts. Examples of mechanical hazards that can hit, grab, or trap an operator are: Hazard Motions – Read More