July Member News
IECRM MEMBER NEWS JULY 2016
The Internet connects businesses of all sizes to data networks and computer systems around the world. It also exposes companies to hackers, viruses, and other computer attacks. And, let’s face it, there is no such thing as perfect computer security. Whether by hacker, glitch, or employee error, many businesses will experience a data breach incident at some point.
Knowing a breach is practically inevitable, and the recovery cost potentially devastating from a financial, public image, and regulatory enforcement standpoint, how does a business owner protect his or her organization? READ MORE
HR Question of the Month – Reasonable accommodation – or not?
Question: An employee came back from the chiropractor with a handout of specific ergonomic measurements for her work station, stating that the employee’s back problem – a previous condition – is being exacerbated by what she is doing at work. The company’s office is state of the art, and designed with ergonomic considerations. The employee sits at a station to type, and turns her head to address patients, versus turning her chair and whole body. The employee also wants to have the computer screen higher, despite the desk and screen currently being set at the proper height. The company feels that the issues are caused by the employee not using the equipment properly, versus facilities that are being provided. What does the company need to document or purchase now, to ensure it does not get a future claim for the employee’s back issue? READ MORE
One Key to Running a Great Business
What is one of the most influential factors affecting your company’s success? It’s your employees—the people who are right beside you, helping to build the profit and pursue opportunities for growth. Physical assets—the buildings and equipment—support financial goals, but to carry out the directives necessary to reach those goals, a company won’t get too far without trusted employees.
And, if you’re like other business owners, you have certain employees whose departure from the company could create genuine setbacks. READ MORE
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Winterhawk Electric, LLC
2601 Lemay Ave, Ste 7-431
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Helpful Resources to Enhance Safe Driving By Your Employees
Millions of workers drive or ride in a motor vehicle as part of their jobs. And, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the U.S. The type of company or job doesn’t matter; the risk is there.
Protect your organization’s most valuable asset — your employees — by promoting safe driving practices. The following 10 safe driving practices can significantly reduce the risks faced by workers when they drive on the job. READ MORE