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Platform Updates

Employers Required to Submit Injury and Illness Reports

Deadline for Electronically Submitting Form 300A The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers that the deadline for electronically submitting their 2017 Form 300A data to OSHA is July 1, 2018. Electronic submissions are required of establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA

Companies Must Have a Data Privacy Officer

GDPR & What is a Data Protection Officer? Employers in the U.S. that must comply with the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect May 25, are struggling with the requirement to appoint a data protection officer. They also face grappling with the GDPR’s 72-hour notification requirement upon discovery of a

National Electrical Safety Month

May Is National Electrical Safety Month Electrical safety is important year-round in the cannabis industry, but it’s highlighted during the month of May with a campaign spearheaded by the Electrical Safety Foundation International, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace.   Are You Following Best Safety Practices? The

California Employers Testing for Cannabis?

Can California Employers Still Test for Marijuana? Recreational marijuana sales in California started in January, causing many employers in the state to re-evaluate their substance-abuse and drug-testing policies. But the rules governing marijuana and the workplace haven’t really changed…yet. Employers should note that they don’t have to tolerate on-the-job marijuana consumption or intoxication. They should

New York Requires Sexual-Harassment Training

New York Employers Requires Sexual-Harassment Training New York legislators have passed a number of initiatives in the wake of the #MeToo movement and widespread allegations of sexual harassment in the dispensary workplace – including a law requiring employers to provide sexual harassment training to all cannabis workers. The training requirement is standard, so employers that

Employers Increasingly Drop Marijuana Testing

Employers Dropping Marijuana Testing for Job Applicants Employers should think twice before drug-testing every job applicant since workers’ state-law rights for marijuana use are quickly on the rise. Marijuana use by adults in the U.S. almost doubled between 1984 and 2015, it remains illegal under federal law, yet there is a “march toward legality” across the country

H5P Upcoming Features for Cannabis Training

Interact More With H5P to Publish Cannabis Training H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse HTML5 content and applications. H5P empowers everyone to create rich and interactive web experiences more efficiently – all you need is a web browser and a website with an H5P plugin. H5P content is responsive and mobile friendly,

eLearning Required to Comply with Federal Accessibility

Cannabis Training Is Required To Meet Accessibility Laws People with disabilities make up almost 20% of the United States population and it’s likely that many teachers have taught a student with a disability. Teachers have used online video and audio tools to engage their students and it helps heighten their educational experience. If you’re creating