July 2020
Through webinars  and  interactive online training courses , TSS offers a wide range of options that can help you reach your professional development or safety learning goals. 

These include DOT and OSHA-related safety trainings as well as courses about home safety or those geared to keeping you secure behind the wheel. 

Working Safely in the Summer Heat

Tuesday, July 14 @ 8:30 a.m. (AKT)
Cost: $19.95
Are your employees working in the heat? Join our webinar to make sure they remain safe. We'll cover: the NIOSH Heat Index, the importance of hydration and cooling, how to recognize symptoms of heat-related illness, prevention plans and safety responses.
COST:  $85
2-Year Certification
During COVID-19 , TSS will not be offering standard CPR & First Aid courses.  Instead, consider taking our 
Blended Learning  course.  Blended Learning offers a flexible alternative to our traditional format: 

1. Take the classroom portion of the course online.

2. Then, schedule a hands-on evaluation at your convenience. 


Same skills. Same certification. In the safest way. 
Online Courses 

Currently, TSS is also featuring an on-demand webinar  Corona Conversations: Getting Back to Work  focused on helping businesses reopen safely and navigate many of the restrictions in this changing environment .
Need a training for your team? Schedule one today! 
Contact Ginny@tss-safety.com to schedule a webinar or online course for your group.  
 From the CEO

Changing Times

Operating in this "new normal" brings different experiences every single day. 

Adaptability is the name of the game. Every business is learning new processes for cleaning, vigilantly watching employees and customers for illness, and working with local officials on how to bolster the local economy. It is a very challenging time for everyone. Therefore, it is natural that we sometimes become complacent about our pre-COVID-19 habits - including safety routines. It is important to have a CHECK-IN with your team, daily, to ensure that employees are focused on the job at hand - wearing their gear, assessing risk, and following procedures to keep each other safe. While the eye is on the coronavirus ball, let us not forget the daily safety policies that your company has developed over time. Be safe, take care of yourself, your family and your work partners.
We here at TSS are also having to adapt to changing times as well.
In an effort to hold the line on our expenses and still provide our standard of excellent service, TSS will begin operating on a shortened workweek, starting July 6. Office hours will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Many of our clients have had to adjust their work schedules during the pandemic, forcing us to change ours as well. However, TSS staff are ON CALL, 24/7 for emergency post-accident situations.
Our offices remain locked facilities with appointments required. Those coming for services, should not have traveled or been ill in the 14 days prior to arrival at TSS. We also request that persons visiting our offices wear a mask, just as our staff is.
Please note that the Department of Transportation still requires drug screening for those with DOT licenses. We do not want you to risk being cited for not completing your drug testing. So, please call us if you have questions or concerns and we'll work with your schedule to get your screening completed.  
Best regards, 

Renee Schofield
Business of the Week 

TSS was thrilled to be selected the Business of the Week by the  Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce in late July. If you have ever wanted to see our operations in action, check out this great video introduction to TSS produced by the chamber Thanks, KCC for visiting our offices!
3 Reasons to Take a Paternity Test
Did you know that 300,000 paternity tests are performed in the USA, annually? Did you also know that in 72 percent of cases, the test confirms that the alleged father is indeed the biological parent? 

There are many reasons to establish paternity. The science and the collection procedures are very simple, non-invasive and fairly affordable. Yet, there are still people who are reluctant to take the test and find out the truth. They worry about affecting personal finances or other relationships. Here are three important reasons to consider testing.

EEOC COVID-19 Statement
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently released new guidelines for employers regarding antibody testing. 

They state:  "In light of current CDC Interim Guidelines, the ADA at this time does not allow employers to require antibody testing before allowing employees to re-enter the workplace."

NOTE: Antibody testing is not the same as COVID-19 testing.

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Let TSS Take the Stress Out of Your Next Audit

The majority of TSS clients are experts in flying planes, driving trucks, piloting boats and transporting people and goods in other ways. Paperwork is not their specialty, nor should it be.
Therefore, the announcement of a drug and alcohol testing program audit usually induces some anxiety in employers and Designated Employer Representatives (DER).
A flurry of record-checking typically ensues because we all know that an unfavorable audit can result in hefty fines and potentially cripple a small business.
TSS wants to take the apprehension out of your next audit by helping you make sure that your i's are dotted, and your t's crossed.

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