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RMSC Safety Sentinel – September 2014

September 2014 Hazard Identification The proper identification of workplace hazards is critical for an effective safety and health program.   Knowing that an unidentified hazard is nearly impossible to control fully, the development of employee skills regarding hazard identification becomes critical. A hazard can be defined as an unsafe condition or practice that could cause injury […]

Simple Steps to Reduce the Risk of Dryer Fires

Do you have a clothes dryer in your home? If your answer is yes, do you know that this appliance is a big culprit when it comes to causing house fires? According to the National Fire Protection Association, dryers and washing machines were involved in one out of every 22 home structure fires reported to […]

Does Your Roof Need Repairs?

Your home’s roof is the first line of defense against the elements, and it’s also the hardest hit. Wind, rain, snow, ice, hail and falling tree branches can cause damage to your roof that can render your home and your possessions vulnerable. Because of this, it’s especially important to ensure that your roof is in […]

Sept. 12, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – 2014 is Quickly Coming to a Close! Don’t Forget about These Upcoming Requirements and Deadlines

Sept. 12, 2014 2014 is Quickly Coming to a Close! Don’t Forget about These Upcoming Requirements and Deadlines Key benefit requirements and deadlines to keep in mind as we end 2014 and move into 2015. 2014  September Business Associate Agreements – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) requires a covered entity, including an […]

Why You Should Consider Life Insurance

If you have people that depend on you for financial support, life insurance is a must. We understand that it can be hard to think about life insurance, or the fact that you won’t always be around. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and now is the time to consider the protection life insurance can […]

Five Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Burglary

In 2010, there were an estimated 2,159,878 burglaries in the United States, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Home invasion is a reality that homeowners’ should prepare for. You may already have a home security system installed, but there are other simple precautions you can take to help deter burglary. Here are five ways […]

Does Homeowners’ Insurance Cover Dog Bites?

Are you one of the 83.3 million homes* in the United States that have a pet? If your answer is yes, have you thought about what might happen if your dog were to bite? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. With millions of […]

Aug. 29, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – IRS Releases Draft Instructions for ACA Reporting Forms

August 29, 2014 IRS Releases Draft Instructions for ACA Reporting Forms Source: Zywave The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created new reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056. Under these new reporting rules, certain employers must provide information to the IRS about the health plan coverage they offer (or do not offer) […]

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