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Promoting Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a campaign created to generate awareness for the disease. Now is a good time to think about how you are communicating cancer awareness to your employees. Sharing awareness and prevention tips within your organization could help save a life. Here are some important aspects to consider when […]

Sept. 30, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – Obtaining an HPID: Do you Sponsor a Large or Small Health Plan?

September 30, 2014 Obtaining an HPID: Do you Sponsor a Large or Small Health Plan? As addressed in our compliance alerts dated April 21, 2014 and September 12, 2014, the deadline for large self-funded controlling health plans to obtain their unique health plan identifier code (“HPID”) is fast approaching. By November 5, 2014, large “controlling […]

Healthy Recipe of the Month: Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

Did you know you can boost health benefits of many foods by incorporating substitutions? Check out these simple substitutions below, and then try these tasty cranberry pumpkin muffins – the perfect treat to bake on a crisp fall day. Suggested substitutions: Wheat Flour / Gluten Free Flour (Buckwheat or Amarynth) You may use a 1:1 […]

How to Clean Gutters Safely

Fall has arrived, and with it comes falling leaves. These leaves, and other debris, can fall into your home’s gutters and clog them. Meaning, that when it rains, the water on your roof has nowhere to go, and can cause damage to your home. Take advantage of the nice early fall weather to clean out […]

Promoting the Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

What does your organization do to promote smart health and fitness habits to your employees? Tomorrow is Women’s Health and Fitness Day, and now is a great time to think of ways your organization can promote regular physical activity and healthy behaviors in the office. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular […]

Sept. 22, 2014 Compliance Observer Alert – The IRS Releases Three New Notices Related to ACA Topics

September 22, 2014 The IRS Releases Three New Notices Related to ACA Topics The IRS was busy last week releasing three new notices related to the following topics: §125 Cafeteria Plans – Additional Permitted Mid-Year Election Changes Employer Mandate Provisions – Changes in Measurement Periods or Methods Applicable to an Employee PCORI Fees – Adjusted […]

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 […]

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