April 11, 2024

Resources for businesses and employees

We encourage you to monitor these resources for the latest business and safety updates.

  1. Community Assistance Resources
    1. Disaster Assistance
    2. FEMA National Risk Index (NRI) for Natural Hazards – shows which communities are most at risk
    3. Feeding America
  2. COVID & Health
    1. COVID Vaccine Facts
    2. World Health Organization (WHO)
  3. Food Safety
    1. California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment – Proposition 65 List
    2. Conference for Food Protection Biennial Meeting March 24-28, 2025 – Denver
    3. FDA 2022 Food Code
    4. Food Safety Resources – Webinar: Train Staff to Uphold Pillars of Food Safety – Sponsored by Tork, an Essity Brand – posted 1.25.24
  4. Human Resources
    1. Community Assistance Programs (Illinois job placement)
    2. DOL Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – DOL-Timesheet App
    3. DOL Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)FMLA Poster
    4. EEOC: What You Should Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
    5. International Economic Development Council (Workforce Reports)Leading and Managing Next-Levels EDOs: Leveraging Technology
  5. Energy Resources & Rebates
    1. Blue Flame Alliance
    2. California Energy Wise
    3. Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency®
    4. Electric Foodservice Council
    5. ENERGY STAR® Commercial Foodservice Equipment
    6. SoCalGas Food Service Equipment Center – Webinars, Rebates, Safe Food Handling Guidelines
  6. Environment Related Regulation and Requirements
    1. EPA Instructions for Reporting per-or poly-fluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
    2. Compliance Monitoring Strategy for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
    3. EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap
    4. California Assembly Bill 1200 – Hazardous Chemicals in Food Packaging and Cookware
    5. PFAS Overview – International Federal State (Courtesy of Manufacturers of Complex Products)
    6. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Adoption of Rules to Standardize Climate-Related Disclosures Fact Sheet
    7. Deloitte – Executive Summary of SEC’s Landmark Climate Disclosure Rule
  7. Sanitation
    1. NSC SAFER Data Dashboard – Psychological Safety Correlates to Physical Safety
  8. Trade
    1. Canada Forced Labor Law
    2. Department of Commerce – Training Course on Identifying Risks of Forced Labor in Supply Chains
    3. European Chemicals AgencyPFAS Proposal
    4. International Trade Administration  – Consolidated Screening List (CSL)  – UFLPA Entity List FTA Tariff Tool
    5. ITA – Industry Import Monitoring & Analysis – Aluminum – New Country of Smelt Dashboard – Aluminum
    6. NAFEM Global Market Access and Conformity Guide
    7. Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Data Dictionary
    8. Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Statistics
    9. United States Trade Representative (USTR) Section 301 Search by 8-digit HTS Code
    10. Customs and Border Protection Trade Outreach Webinars – Trade Violation Reporting (TVR)
    11. Customs and Border Protection – USMCA Origin Certification – Informational Fact Sheet
  9. Travel
    1. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Trusted Traveler Program
    2. U.S. Department of State Israel-Hamas Conflict: Latest Updates

NAFEM has not confirmed the accuracy of or endorsed the information available through the links.