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NYSIF Safety Group Electronic OSHA Filing Q & A

When determining number of employees what type of employees so I include? All employees in at your establishment need to be included, for example all part time, seasonal, clerical, principles, etc. I have 20-249 employees and I am in construction, do I need to electronically file with OSHA? Yes, all construction NAICS codes are included

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OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Course

Join us for our OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Course. But hurry space is limited. Sign up to join us on April 19th and 20th in 6800 Jericho TurnpikeSyosset, NY 11791.   This is a course every business owner, safety manager, supervisor, human resource personnel should take…. don’t miss out. A few included topics are the new OSHA’s

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NYSIF Standardizes Premium Payment Terms for All Policyholders

Effective December 1, 2017, the New York State Insurance Fund will standardize the due dates of policyholder premium payments, impose a late payment fee if premium is not paid when due, and shorten the time frame for placement in nonpayment cancellation. Important Information Late fees will only be charged on active policies. Payments received after

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OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Course

Join us for our OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Course. But hurry space is limited. Sign up to join us on December 13th and 14th in our Harrison Office for this course. This is a course every business owner, safety manager, supervisor, human resource personnel should take….don’t miss out. A few included topics are the new OSHA’s

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Webinar: NEW Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction Standard

Webinar information:  1 hour Name: NEW Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction Standard Date and hour:  9:00 am Thursday Nov 30th The new Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard represents a significant change to how silica containing dust needs to be managed in the workplace.  While previous requirements were limited to a maximum concentration in air that

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OSHA Recordkeeping Update

1.  Contact OSHA within 8 hours of a work related fatality.2. Contact OSHA within 24 hours of a work related in-patient hospitalization, amputation or loss of eye.Situations that do not require you to contact OSHA under the serious injury rule: Serious Injury resulting from a motor vehicle accident on a public street or highway (except in a construction work

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Workers’ Comp Accident Investigation

Accident investigations are a critical part of your safety procedures and Workers’Compensation program. An in-house accident investigation will provide the following benefits: Secure witness and injured worker statements. Provides evidence against fraudulent or denied claims. Preserves the accident scene at the time of the loss. Obtains valuable information for any 3rd party recovery efforts. Provide

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Prescription Benefits for NYSIF Workers’ Compensation Claims

NYSIF’s pharmacy benefits management program offers the option for a claimant to obtain medication for a work-related injury or illness through the CareComp Network of CVS Caremark. This does not change a injured worker’s right to use any pharmacy to obtain medication necessary to treat such an injury or illness. Use the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Locator or

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Workers Comp Fraud

  Leading the Fight on Fraud The State Insurance Fund has been leading the fight on fraud with their arrest record nearing the 1,000 mark. State Insurance Fund’s special investigation unit, the Division of Confidential Investigations (DCI) is comprised of white collar crime investigators, most with over 20 years of law enforcement experience with top

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Fraud: These are some “Red Flag” indicators to be aware of.

Everyone plays a role in combating fraud. Being aware of some “red flags” will help prompt additional questions and/or investigations into these issues. Accident occurs on a Monday morning or late on a Friday and is not reported until the following Monday. What occurred over the weekend or during days off? The accident occurs just

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