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GCG Risk Management – Code Rule 59 Consultants

If you have received a letter from the New York State Compensation Rating Board alerting you that you are now part of Industrial Code Rule 59, I would imagine that you may have a few questions. It is our hope

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Global Harmonized System

GHS – Globally Harmonized System GHS means changes for manufacturers, transporters and users of hazardous chemicals in the United States. Safety Data Sheets, labels and chemical classification will be revamped. During late 2011 and early 2012, OSHA implemented new regulations

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Furniture Manufacturing Safety Group Declares 25% Dividend

GCG represents furniture manufacturers, assemblers, and millworkers as manager of the Furniture Manufacturing Safety Group #467.  For over 50 years, this group has provided safety and savings to the furniture manufacturing industry.  On August 9th, 2012 a 25% dividend was

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Safety Group #88 Celebrates 75 Years of Success

Formed in 1936 Scrap Iron & Steel Safety Group #88 is still going strong approaching its 76th year. There are only three other NYSIF Safety Group Programs older that Safety Group #88. NYSIF Field Service Supervisor, Mary Lou Angarano presents

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Automated External Defibrillator’s Save Lives – AED Safety at the Workplace

Keep an AED handy in the workplace; the life you save may be your own!  An AED or Automated External Defibrillator is a portable electronic device used in emergencies involving a life threatening cardiac event.  An AED is designed so

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Form(s) Follow Function as Worker’s Compensation Board Introduces New Forms to Determine Loss of Wage Earning Capacity

In 2007, the Workers’ Compensation system in New York underwent a major overhaul with the introduction of Chapter 6 of the Laws of 2007.  Since that time, the following has happened: The maximum weekly compensation benefit has increased incrementally from

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