Tag: emergency preparedness

Hurricane Season has Begun

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas as early as Thursday, September 13. Meteorologists are predicting the Category 4 storm may pack winds up to 130 MPH and bring heavy rains and flooding. In addition to immediate concern for safety and the impact on business operations, employers are likely to have questions…

Question: What special accommodation should an employer have for an employee who works in a safety-sensitive position who cannot read or write? The employee is required to pass a hazard communication training, as well as be able to respond adequately to an emergency situation, including being able to read and follow safety instructions. Answer: Assuming…