CVSA Announces 2022 Roadcheck

International Roadcheck is an annual commercial vehicle initiative set forward by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. The goal of the inspection program is to make sure truck, or any fleet vehicle drivers are up to date with maintenance work on their trucks for the safety of the drivers and motor vehicles around them by focusing […]

HB NEXT Partners with Vacmobile for Robust, Safe Return to Work Application

HB NEXT,, the nationally recognized workplace safety compliance company, has announced a partnership with Vacmobile Corporation, developer of globally scalable solutions to securely manage digital immunization and testing records, to add critical COVID-19 vaccine and test management to its market leading Clear2 health management solution. Together HB NEXT and Vacmobile will provide a comprehensive platform that enables organizations to manage COVID-19 protocols and compliance, providing safe […]

South Carolina’s Updated Construction General Permit: What’s New, What’s Different, and What it Means to You

As of March 1, 2021, South Carolina’s new Construction General Permit (CGP) is active! This version replaces its 2012 predecessor and contains several changes. Some of the most significant changes to the permit process include: E-Permitting: Allowances have been made for the use of the department’s E-Permitting system for the receipt of NOIs, NOTs, and […]

COVID-19 Antibody Tests: What’s the Deal?

A big part of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has been testing and contact tracing: finding out who has the virus, who they may have given it to, and preventing them from spreading it. Tests have been tough to find due to short supply but we are now seeing “cheap” testing options starting to appear […]

National Safety Month Update & Promotions

National Safety Month Overview Everyone faces hazards and potential dangers in their lives. Whether you face them while working at your job or in your personal life, there is always a risk of injury. HB NEXT understands that safety is a top priority which is why we are raising awareness for National Safety Month. June […]

OSHA’s COVID-19 Changes

COVID-19 Responses With the changing ideas and growing knowledge about COVID-19, OSHA has been putting new precautions into effect. One of the first changes is making COVID-19 a required, recordable disease under OSHA’s record keeping requirements. They reversed the April 10th announcement of not requiring employers to track on-the-job COVID-19 cases. The cases only must […]

Managing COVID-19 Compliance with SafetyCloud

New Service Offerings and Complimentary Software for COVID-19 Compliance Management As a leader of workplace safety and compliance, HB NEXT has been working aggressively to create solutions that allow our Essential Services clients to continue work while managing the complexities of COVID safety.  This past week we launched on-site COVID screening protocols for 10 sites […]

Why Ethics and Attitude are the Most Effective Tools You’ll Ever Use on the Job (and, maybe, in life)

This article was featured in The Georgia Contractor’s latest issue.  Click Here to read the issue in its entirety. My exposure to construction over the past several years has been life changing. Part of this exposure, for me, was accidental. The remainder was, and continues to be, 100% of my own volition. Given my penchant […]

Complimentary COVID-19 Action Plan

HB NEXT understands the impact of the COVID-19 in the workplace.  So in order to reduce the impact of COVID-19 we want to give you some complimentary COVID-19 preparation tips. Stay Informed Stay abreast of guidance from federal, state, local, tribal, and/or territorial health agencies. Follow federal and state, local, tribal, and/or territorial (SLTT) recommendations […]

FMCSA Updates

FMCSA Announces Raise In Random Drug Test Percentage From 25% To 50% The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces an increase in the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial motor vehicles which require a CDL. Starting 2020, 50% of the average number of driver positions will be […]