In an effort to increase cybersecurity efforts and better protect the data found within the Clearinghouse, the FMCSA is requiring all FMCSA Account Holders to transition their login from the FMCSA portal to login.gov...
SB 553 Occupational safety: workplace violence: restraining orders and workplace violence prevention plan (SB 553) was signed into law on September 30. This piece of legislation addresses two workplace violence prevention components for employers; restraining orders and workplace violence prevention; this blog will focus on the latter.
John Nichols breaks down The State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP), a first-of-its-kind endeavor specifically for state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments to help strengthen cyber resilience.
Kristin Morales breaks down AB 2188, a bill amending the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to prohibit an employer from discriminating against a current employee or applicant for the use of cannabis off the job and away from work.
Compilation of various PRISM resources, links, and information for members affected by Wildfires.
On July 27, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) revised its School Testing for COVID-19 webpage to include updated links and contacts as well as guidance directing K-12 schools to continue to follow the Testing Framework for K-12 Schools for the 2022-2023 School Year for the upcoming school year (23/24). CPDH also updated its Frequently Asked Questions Around K-12 Testing. Read this blog to read all about it!
Did you know that employers are required to train their employees on heat illness prior to working in the heat? Get some resources!
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 49 part 40 outlines the procedures and requirements for drug and alcohol testing, including provisions for records retention. 49 CFR 40.333 specifies the different types of records and the minimum duration for which these records must be retained. Records must be accessible for any necessary audits, inspections, or investigations that may arise. The following requirements come directly from the DOT and apply to all agencies:
Did you know that there's a free toolkit that could help you strengthen your school's safety reporting program? Check it out!
Swatting is a dangerous hoax, where a false report of an emergency or threat of violence prompts an immediate law enforcement response. However, there are some proactive steps that school districts can take to reduce risk.
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