Safety and Risk Management

From health pandemics to sharp machinery parts to corrosive chemicals, workplaces are full of risks. The sessions featured in this pathway provide specific guidance to manage employee safety and reduce risk, helping your organization avoid injuries and liability.

Safety and Risk Management

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  1. What To Do With OSHA’s Vaccine Mandates
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    What To Do With OSHA’s Vaccine Mandates
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Thursday, December 2, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern

    COVID-19 legal expert Melissa Fleischer will make sense of the conflicting news reports and changing standards. You will learn the specific steps to take in your organization today.

    What You'll Learn

    • What did President Biden’s executive order include?
    • What should you consider if you do want to make it mandatory?
    • What should a mandatory vaccination policy include?
    • What information do you need to provide to your employees?
    • What would be required if you decide to require weekly testing instead?
    • What are your requirements to maintain vaccination confidentially?
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    What To Do With OSHA’s Vaccine Mandates
    Thursday, December 2, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern
    Melissa Fleischer
    $149.00
  2. OSHA’s ETS: Comprehensive Details For HR
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    OSHA’s ETS: Comprehensive Details For HR
    Scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer period. Friday, December 3, 2021; 1:00 PM Eastern

    COVID-19 and human resources expert Teri Morning will explain how you should handle the OSHA mandates. You will learn how to be ready for whatever happens with the pending court review.

    Topics Covered:

    • What is the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard?
    • Should employers count on any of the original deadlines?
    • How can you determine if you are a covered employer?
    • What if a state-approved plan covers your organization?
    • What should be in your vaccination policy?
    • What vaccine information should you provide to employees?
    • How should you respond to employees who blame HR and their employer?
    • How can you get unvaccinated employees to comply with face-covering rules?
    • What are the vaccine time-off requirements under the ETS?
    • How should you respond to employee vaccination accommodation requests?
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    OSHA’s ETS: Comprehensive Details For HR
    Friday, December 3, 2021; 1:00 PM Eastern
    Teri Morning
    $149.00
  3. OSHA Vaccine Mandate Testing Requirements: What Employers Must Know
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    OSHA Vaccine Mandate Testing Requirements: What Employers Must Know
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Tuesday, November 16, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern

    Employment law expert Jon Hyman will guide you to understand tricky COVID-19 testing requirements. You will learn how to balance government requirements, employee preferences, and workplace safety.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the basic requirements of the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard?
    • What are the requirements for employees who test in lieu of full vaccination?
    • What are the reasonable accommodation requirements for employees who need one for a disability or sincerely held religious belief?
    • What are the factors an employer should consider in determining whether to mandate full vaccination for all or permit testing?
    • What types of tests count toward complying with the OSHA mandate?
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    OSHA Vaccine Mandate Testing Requirements: What Employers Must Know
    Tuesday, November 16, 2021; 1:30 PM Eastern
    Jon Hyman
    $149.00
  4. How To Comply With Cal-OSHA
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    How To Comply With Cal-OSHA
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Wednesday, December 1, 2021: 1:30 PM Eastern

    COVID-19 legal expert Dr. Jim Castagnera will explain how to translate the unique California requirements into your vaccination policy. He will show examples of compliant plans.

    What You'll Learn

    • California school mandates
    • California healthcare mandates
    • Impact of the Biden mandates and OSHA emergency temporary standard on California
    • Latest local requirements
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    How To Comply With Cal-OSHA
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021: 1:30 PM Eastern
    Dr. Jim Castagnera
    $149.00
  5. 16 Steps For HR While OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate Is Challenged In Court
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    16 Steps For HR While OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate Is Challenged In Court

    Well-informed legal superstar Jim Castagnera will tell you how to handle this unique situation in your organization. You will learn the specific steps to follow.

    What You'll Learn

    • The requirements of the ETS as announced on November 4
    • Current status of legal challenges to the ETS
    • Relationship of the ETS to the federal-contractor and healthcare-provider vaccination mandates
    • The nuts-and-bolts of a COVID vaccination plan that meets all federal legal requirements and facilitates efficient implementation
  6. Delta Variant And HR Liability Avoidance Certification
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    Delta Variant And HR Liability Avoidance Certification

    Employment law expert Melissa Fleischer will explain how to avoid liability for COVID-19 infections contracted in the workplace. You will learn how to reduce risk and mitigate damages.

    Benefits of Certification

    • Learn how to avoid common areas of COVID-19 liability
    • Discover obligations under laws related to the coronavirus
    • Protect your organization from potential legal risks
    • Prove your advanced knowledge
  7. Return To Work 101: COVID-19, ADA Accommodations, Safety, Conflicts
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    Return To Work 101: COVID-19, ADA Accommodations, Safety, Conflicts

    Human resources expert Teri Morning will explain how to uphold morale and the law when reopening your workplace. You will learn how to take advantage of this slim window of opportunity to demonstrate you care about employees as people.

    What You'll Learn

    • How should you handle accommodation requests?
    • Can you address out-of-work lifestyles that bring risk to the workplace?
    • What is the current guidance for employers regarding vaccines?
    • How should you handle employees who want to continue working from home?
    • Can you require people who are doing a poor job to return to the workplace?
    • How should you respond to childcare challenges?
    • How can you handle employee complaints and maintain morale?
    • Is it possible to require employees to return after proclaiming they could work from home forever?
    • How can you encourage people to respect coworkers’ boundaries?
    • What safety practices should you maintain?
  8. Live Q&A Session: COVID-19 Vaccine Answers From WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer
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    Live Q&A Session: COVID-19 Vaccine Answers From WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer
    Scheduled for 60 minutes with a question and answer session Tuesday, December 14, 2021; 11:30 AM Eastern

    Due to the limited time and massive amount of fascinating information about COVID-19, all questions may not be answered. You will leave with much more insight into the novel coronavirus and the way past the pandemic.

    Topics covered

    • OSHA Regulations
    • Vaccines
    • CDC Guidance
    • Other COVID-19 topics
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    Live Q&A Session: COVID-19 Vaccine Answers From WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021; 11:30 AM Eastern
    Dr. John Whyte
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  9. Delta Variant, New CDC Guidelines, Vaccines, And Masks: What You Need To Know
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    Delta Variant, New CDC Guidelines, Vaccines, And Masks: What You Need To Know

    Employment law and COVID-19 expert Melissa Fleischer will reveal how employers are addressing the current state of the pandemic and recent government mandates and recommendations. You will learn how to prevent the Delta variant from spreading throughout your workplace.

    What You'll Learn

    • What does the Delta variant mean for workplaces?
    • What new CDC mask recommendations and local mandates should you adopt?
    • What new policies, procedures, and standards should you implement?
    • Should you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine?
    • Will OSHA issue new guidelines to comply with the CDC revised guidance?
    • What accommodations should you provide to employees who cannot wear masks and cannot get vaccinated?
  10. Workplace Fatigue, Mental Health, And Stress: An Employer’s Responsibilities
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    Workplace Fatigue, Mental Health, And Stress: An Employer’s Responsibilities
    Scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer period. Wednesday, September 15, 2021; 3:00 PM Eastern

    Human resources expert Teri Morning will show you how to notice employee mental health challenges and intervene when problems are still small. You will learn how to regain the stability and productivity of your team as they suffer under the exhausting pandemic and concerning Delta variant.

    Topics Covered:

    • How has COVID-19 upended how we handle almost everything?
    • What is the top mental stressor that will hit everyone at the same time?
    • Why is fatigue a dire safety problem?
    • How does stress manifest itself at work?
    • How do stressed employees cause problems for colleagues?
    • What 12 practical steps can you take to help employees lower stress?
    • How does the ADA address mental health
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    Workplace Fatigue, Mental Health, And Stress: An Employer’s Responsibilities
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021; 3:00 PM Eastern
    Teri Morning
    $149.00
  11. FDA Approval: Build Your COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Shot Policy Live With An Employment Lawyer
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    FDA Approval: Build Your COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Shot Policy Live With An Employment Lawyer
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Monday, September 20, 2021; 3:30 PM Eastern

    Employment law and COVID-19 expert Melissa Fleischer will detail the concrete steps you should take to create a vaccine policy. You will have the opportunity to get input about your unique situation.

    Key Learnings

    • What topics should you include in a vaccine policy?
    • What documentation may you require to prove vaccination?
    • Do you need to include warnings to protect your organization?
    • Is it better to administer the vaccine on-site?
    • What language should your policy include about reasonable accommodations?
    • How should you address booster shots?
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    FDA Approval: Build Your COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Shot Policy Live With An Employment Lawyer
    Monday, September 20, 2021; 3:30 PM Eastern
    Melissa Fleischer
    $149.00
  12. Delta Variant, Vaccines, And Masks: What Employers Need To Do
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    Delta Variant, Vaccines, And Masks: What Employers Need To Do
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Tuesday, September 21, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern

    Employment law and COVID-19 expert Melissa Fleischer will reveal how employers are addressing the current state of the pandemic and recent government mandates and recommendations. You will learn how to prevent the Delta variant from spreading throughout your workplace.

    What You'll Learn

    • What does the Delta variant mean for workplaces?
    • What new CDC mask recommendations and local mandates should you adopt?
    • What new policies, procedures, and standards should you implement?
    • Should you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine?
    • Will OSHA issue new guidelines to comply with the CDC revised guidance?
    • What accommodations should you provide to employees who cannot wear masks and cannot get vaccinated?
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    Delta Variant, Vaccines, And Masks: What Employers Need To Do
    Tuesday, September 21, 2021; 12:00 PM Eastern
    Melissa Fleischer
    $149.00

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