Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Out of sight, out of mind is risky when it comes to sprinkler
systems, says EMC Risk Improvement Engineer Kody Daniel. Because
sprinklers are silently at the ready in case of an emergency, it’s
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
On first glance, choosing a surveillance system is easy. Pick
something in your price range, set up your cameras, and you're
done. The problem is that the best surveillance system for one
Monday, January 30, 2017
When an employee is off work due to an injury or illness, an
effective return to work program can help you bring that employee
back to work—in a modified capacity—as soon as they are medically
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Three workers were injured on the job. Although the injuries were
not life threatening, the first worker immediately rushed to the
emergency room for treatment. The second worker visited his...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
As restaurants venture into new or extended business models like
food trucks and introduce novelties such as pop-up eateries for a
single night only, many may fail to consider the unique...
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Because your business depends on functioning equipment to operate
and maintain revenue, a breakdown could be devastating. The threat
of breakdown is increasingly prevalent because...
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Why is job safety and health important? In 2011, 4,609
employees died from occupational incidents, and there were a
staggering 3.1 million total recordable cases of workplace injury
and illness. On...
Monday, February 8, 2016
If you’re a business leader, then you already know the importance
of risk control. It’s imperative that your business has a formal
policy to limit the loss of assets and income. Here are the...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
10 Most Common Workplace Hazards Strap in your seatbelts and grab
your helmets; it’s a dangerous world out there. No, we’re not
talking about jungles or the outback. This blog is about somewhere
Friday, January 15, 2016
Surveillance and video monitoring have become very affordable, easy
to implement, and effective. For very little investment, cameras
can stream video onto the internet so the owner can monitor...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The old proverb says, “Don’t cry over spilled milk.” While it’s
certainly a waste of time and energy to cry over it, you should
take spills very seriously—especially those in the workplace.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Winter months in Illinois present additional hazards that are
typically not factors for employees during warmer weather –
specifically, slip and fall concerns. With snow and ice covered
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
When an on-the-job injury or illness results in permanent work
restrictions, you are required to provide the injured worker a
position that fits medically determined specifications. If you are
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) created
the Office of Small Business Assistance to help small business
employers understand their safety and health obligations,...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Chicago businesses lose millions of dollars every year due to
theft. Losses from theft can occur in several different forms, and
the following paragraphs outline some of the ways theft...
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Important Precautions to Prevent Food Cross-Contamination Foodborne
illnesses, such as E. Coli and salmonella, can make patrons and
employees extremely ill. These microorganisms are easily
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
If you use workers from staffing or leasing agencies to supplement
your workforce, how adequately do your current insurance policies
protect your company in the event that one of these individuals...
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Your Multicultural Workforce Diverse employee populations are
becoming increasingly commonplace in today’s workforce. Though such
diversity is positive in many ways, it can also create...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Illinois does not have a statute or regulation generally addressing
drug testing of employees and applicants by private employers.
However, Illinois law requires that employers working under a