Thursday, August 16, 2018
We all have that coworker (or maybe we ARE that coworker) with the
messy desk. Stacks of papers, post-it notes, pens, pencils, note
tablets, folders, daily calendars, and any number of objects...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Individuals are not the only ones at risk of identity theft.
Increasingly, businesses are struggling with criminal use of their
identity for tax fraud, credit card and other financial fraud, as
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Illinois Building Property of Others Coverage in Illinois I
know I have talked about this in the past, but I have been running
into a lot of leases recently that address this topic. I am seeing
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
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, June 30, 2016
What is food spoilage? Food spoilage can be defined as a
disagreeable change in a food’s normal state. Food spoilage can be
detected by a change in color, a change in texture, an unpleasant
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