EMC: New OSHA Reporting Rule in Effect Now

New OSHA Reporting Rule in Effect Now With a new OSHA rule in place that affects more employers than in the past, your company may need to change how you report and submit injuries and illnesses. You’ll also want to review your company policies regarding worker notification, as this rule also has several updates that may affect your policies. This...

How to Report Work Comp Fraud

The Illinois Department of Insurance has a newly redesigned Workers' Compensation Fraud Web Site. They provide complete complaint checklists in order to report someone you suspect carrying out Work...

Intoxication and a Denied Work Comp Claim

The Illinois Workers Compensation Reform Bill of 2011 allowed for the denial of benefits when intoxication was the primary cause of an employee injury.  Our office recently had the first case where a...

Employee vs. Contractor: Which route makes sense for you business?

When it comes to hiring an employee vs. contractor, which is the best way to go? The answer can be tricky. There are benefits to hiring both types of workers, but there are some legal risks as well,...

Zeiler Insurance Customer Spotlight: Quality Pasta Company

We would like to introduce you to Quality Pasta Company's newest product in their line of pastas, Muscle Mac™ Mac & Cheese with more than twice the protein per serving than any other national brand....

EPL Insurance - An Affordable Solution

According to a recent study, more than half of all claims filed for employment-related liabilities are against employers with fewer than 50 employees. Alarmingly, the study also reveals that not...

EMC: Designated Physicians Are Good for You and Good for Your Employees

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...

Will Your Eyewash Station Be Ready When It’s Needed?

      Count to 15. That’s how much time a worker who suffers a chemical burn to the eyes has to locate an eyewash station. The first 10 to 15 seconds after exposure to corrosive substances or...

Supplement Off-Season Income

As you know, many contractors in fields such as landscaping and road work also provide winter services (such as snow removal) to supplement their off-season income. If you’re considering this option,...

Non-Traditional Employee Benefits Are Encouraging Productivity and Loyalty

Employees of Mphasis Corporation in New York City enjoy a few unusual benefits. If a manager is particularly impressed with a team member’s performance, they may give out a voucher good for a free...

Wishing you a Magical Holiday Season!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a magical holiday season! Our offices will be closed on: Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. Should there be an...

Dashboard Cameras in Company Vehicles

Dashboard cameras have become increasingly popular with police departments, and now they are also being installed in commercial fleets because of their numerous benefits. The main reason companies are...

Congratulations to BrightLeaf Homes!

We would like to congratulate BrightLeaf Homes on their very large accomplishment of being named a two-time Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award Winner for 2015 and 2016! Their newest high...

Small Business Saturday

Small businesses are the backbone of every community. We proudly support Small Business Saturday®, a day dedicated to helping support the small businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and...

How Millennial Managers Are Shaping the Workplace

Meet the new boss. She's half your age, listens to podcasts about closed down video stores on her way to work and says "woke" without referring to her alarm clock. She's a Millennial manager, and...

Snow Accumulation on Your Flat Roof

In the construction of commercial and recreational structures/complexes, the installation of flat roofing offers several distinct advantages over the traditional pitched/sloped roofs of residential...

4th Annual Costume Contest Benefiting Advocate Children’s Hospital - Oak Lawn!

  SEND US A PICTURE OF YOUR FAVORITE GOBLIN! We are having our 4th Annual Halloween costume contest for kids. Winning goblin will receive a $250 donation in their name to Advocate Children’s Hospital ...

The Hartford: Home Based Business Insurance

Get the coverage you need to protect your home-based business. If you run a business out of your home, you need to ask yourself a few very important questions:   Do customers or clients come to...

On December 1, 2016, the Final Rule will go into effect.

Imagine it’s Friday night, just two days away for your company’s new product launch. You’re almost there, but there’s still a lot of work to be done with no budget left. Good thing your team...

More Than 40 Percent Of Small Businesses Will Experience A Claim In The Next 10 Years

HARTFORD, Conn.--Four out of 10 small businesses are likely to experience a property or general liability claim in the next 10 years, according to an analysis of The Hartford’s small business claims....
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