Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Administration


COVID Vaccines: When is Employee’s Vaccination Status HIPAA-protected?

November 11, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Whether an employee’s COVID-19 vaccination status is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been (or should be) on the minds of all HR personnel as of late. That’s especially true as we await the Occupational […]

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How to Take Advantage of OSHA’s ‘Employee Misconduct’ Defense

November 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Many times, when employers receive an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation—if not most times—they claim it wasn’t their fault, but rather the employee did something stupid. OSHA recognizes such a defense, called the “employee misconduct” defense. It is […]