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State Releases HERO Act Safety Standards

Today, the New York State Department of Labor published its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention standards as mandated by the NY HERO Act. These exposure controls apply during a disease outbreak as designated by the Commissioner of Health. Governor Cuomo lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency on June 24, so

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What Employers Need to Know About the HERO Act

Recently, Governor Cuomo signed the NY HERO Act, a bill that creates new workplace safety requirements. This legislation will have wide-ranging implications for employers across the state. The BNP strongly advocated for changes to make this legislation less burdensome. Now that it has become law, it is important for employers

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7/23 Webisode: Contact Tracing – What Employers Need to Know

Employers know they play a critical role in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keeping Buffalo Niagara’s economy moving forward. Part of that responsibility includes working hand-in-hand with county health departments to effectively deploy contact tracing if an employee is diagnosed with COVID-19. In response, The Partnership hosted a

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Member Expertise - Predictive Success

Behavioral Analytics Help Boost Safety

Written By: Eric Irwin, Managing Principal at Predictive Success In the power utility industry, power-line technicians work in and around potentially dangerous situations every day. A lack of proper supervision and a strict adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) can mean unsafe practices and lead to a significant number of accidents

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