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Did You Know ...The Form I-9 Has Been Updated?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian

The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of the Form I-9 dated 11/14/2016. As of January 22, everyone should be using the revised version of the form.

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Emergency Preparedness...Are you ready?
Posted by Gina Engman in Loss Prevention, Risk Management

As we move from season to season and county to county, we are exposed to various types of inclement weather, from blizzards to intense rain, to flooding and landslides.

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Did You Know...Elected Officials are now Required to Complete Sexual Harassment Training?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Legislation, Loss Prevention

California Assembly Bill 1661 was approved by Gov. Jerry Brown in September 2016 and amended the Government Code to require that local agencies provide sexual harassment prevention training to all local agency officials.

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When an Arrest Can No Longer Be Called an Arrest: The Case of Schmidt v. CHP
Posted by Mike Pott in Legal Eye

For member agencies that have police departments, the recent case of Schmidt v. CHP (2016) 1 Cal. App. 5th 1287, serves as a reminder of the potential exposure to civil litigation if your agency is not complying with the Penal Code as it pertains to paperwork detailing arrests and detentions.

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Did You Know...You May be Required to Participate in the EPN Program?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention, Risk Management

As per California Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 1808.1, employers must enroll any driver employed for the operation of any vehicle in a pull-notice system, if...

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Did You Know...Employers Can Maintain Drug-Free Workplace Despite Legalization of Marijuana?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian

With the passing of Proposition 64, Marijuana Legalization, EIA Members may find themselves wondering how it will affect the workplace.

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Did You Know...Pressure Vessel Inspections Are Required?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian

A pressure vessel is a fired or unfired container, including cylinders, used for the storage or accumulation of any gas or liquid under pressure.

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Did You Know...How to Access Ladder Safety Resources?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention

The American Ladder Institute has a lot of free resources about basic ladder safety and training information. You can learn about how to select the right ladder for the job, as well as how to identify the different varieties.  

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Did You Know...The EIA Offers a Free LMS?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention

Learning management systems are software applications for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of electronic educational courses or training programs.

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Did You Know ...There is a Heat Safety App?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention

The U.S. Department of Labor has put together a free app available for both iPhone and Android devices to get the heat index for a location and applicable protective measures.

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