ACA BLOG:

Marijuana at Work: What Employers Need to Know

It may seem hard to fathom but, in 2022, marijuana is legalized for med­ical use in 34 states and the District of Columbia and 10 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use. Further, legalization efforts will continue as marijuana use in the United States in­creases. As such, what are employers to do when crafting drug-free policies and ensuring productive and safe workplaces? Unlike other drugs, mar­ijuana’s precarious position between legal (states) and illegal (federal) makes it different than other impairing substances.

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Ensuring Electrical Safety At Your Facility

Approximately 150 fatalities each year in the United States are caused by electricity exposure, and nearly 40% of those fatalities are the result of coming into contact with something unknowingly conducting it. Whether from a machinery panel or an electric vehicle, electricity can be the source of significant danger to employees. That’s why following electrical safety protocols and best practices are vital.

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Protecting Your Inventory – Theft Prevention Tips

Your business’s inventory can be an attractive target for thieves, whether items are found at jobsites, retail spaces, dealerships, warehouses, or other locations. Consider the layout of your business— the less likely a thief is to be detected, the more appealing the target. And, lack of inventory management and the ease of selling stolen items can lead to low rates of recovery. So how do you keep your inventory safe?

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Marijuana at Work: What Employers Need to Know

It may seem hard to fathom but, in 2022, marijuana is legalized for med­ical use in 34 states and the District of Columbia and 10 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use. Further, legalization efforts will continue as marijuana use in the United States in­creases. As such, what are employers to do when crafting drug-free policies and ensuring productive and safe workplaces? Unlike other drugs, mar­ijuana’s precarious position between legal (states) and illegal (federal) makes it different than other impairing substances.

Read More »

Ensuring Electrical Safety At Your Facility

Approximately 150 fatalities each year in the United States are caused by electricity exposure, and nearly 40% of those fatalities are the result of coming into contact with something unknowingly conducting it. Whether from a machinery panel or an electric vehicle, electricity can be the source of significant danger to employees. That’s why following electrical safety protocols and best practices are vital.

Read More »

Protecting Your Inventory – Theft Prevention Tips

Your business’s inventory can be an attractive target for thieves, whether items are found at jobsites, retail spaces, dealerships, warehouses, or other locations. Consider the layout of your business— the less likely a thief is to be detected, the more appealing the target. And, lack of inventory management and the ease of selling stolen items can lead to low rates of recovery. So how do you keep your inventory safe?

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