Employees achieved a 1.01 reportable injury rate, surpassing the previous lowest rate of 1.15 in 2011. From 2002 to 2012, the reportable injury rate fell by 58 percent. Union Pacific Railroad announced Jan. 29 that its 2012 employee safety performance was the best in the company’s 150-year history: Employees achieved… Continue Reading Union Pacific Sets New Safety Record

ORLANDO—U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. today sentenced Dale Munroe, II (35, Winter Haven) to 12 months and one day in federal prison for his role in stealing the information of Florida Hospital patients. As part of his sentence, Munroe was also ordered to serve a two-year term of supervised… Continue Reading Former Florida hospital employee sentenced to federal prison for data theft

A pre-publication version of the much anticipated final Omnibus Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rule (the Final Rule) was issued January 17, 2013 with publication in the Federal Register scheduled for January 25, 2013. While the Final Rule becomes effective March 26, 2013, covered entities and business associates have until… Continue Reading HIPAA final rule out in Federal Register

A legislative act passed in year 1996, called HIPAA or in other words the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act affected the health care administration. For years, we have researched upon the safety rule along with three types of security safeguards based mainly on technical and physical grounds. Amongst the above mentioned… Continue Reading Safeguard your confidential data by implementing HIPAA Privacy Rule’s De-Identification Standard

Residential contractors are being given yet another temporary reprieve in implementing a 2010 federal directive on fall protection. In an effort to encourage greater compliance, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has extended the “temporary enforcement measure” period for its Compliance Guidance for Residential Construction (STD 03-11-002) to Dec. 15. The directive requires employers… Continue Reading OSHA Again Delays Fall-Protection Rule

E-learning courses have always been a useful source of information for the students. However; there are times when these courses fail quite miserably. In this blog; I have provided various points which showcase red flag for the failure of an e-learning course. I have tried my level best to point… Continue Reading Red flag that point out to the failure of an e-learning course

Withthe emergence of internet, e-learning education has become a revolution. We have already seen lots of e-learning courses being introduced in the market. There are some emerging trends which can really give real impetus to e-learning and take it to another sphere. Let us look at some of these trends:… Continue Reading 6 Evolutionary Trends In e-Learning Education

I have already discussed about innovative teaching techniques for tutors for math education. Today I will concentrate on a very debatable topic which has often been discussed by various writers but they have never able to give anonymous solutions to the concern. I will try my level best to satisfy… Continue Reading Implementing out-of-the-box teaching mechanism for online tutors

There is no dearth of e-learning courses around the globe. But the question is: are these courses really enhancing the knowledge of children? While researching on this subject I came across staggering results. I found that although the numbers of e-learning courses have increased considerably in recent past; students are still unable… Continue Reading Arousing interests in students for e-learning courses through creative means

As technology has advanced, lots of innovative ideas are being tried in the education domain to make the experience of children pleasurable. Keeping this in mind, this article focuses on crucial components for developing a great e-learning game. Combining education with entertainment is not a cup of tea for ordinary… Continue Reading 3 Components for Developing a Great eLearning Game