Do you Cook Everything at the Correct Temperatures?

Proper Cooking Temperatures Food temperature guidelines for restaurant workers in Chicago, IL: Cooking and serving food at safe temperatures is one of the most effective ways to prevent foodborne illness. Patrons can become extremely ill from eating meat, poultry or fish that is not cooked to the proper temperature. When patrons become ill from...

How to Collect When the Customer Won't Pay

Having trouble collecting from your customers? Wondering how to deal with customers who won't pay or are slow to pay? These suggestions will help you collect from past due accounts. Chances are most...

Protect Your Business When Using Social Media

By the beginning of 2013, the social networking Web site Facebook had more than one billion users, and an estimated 500 million people use micro-blogging service Twitter. The business networking site...

When An Employee Refuses Work Comp Treatment

Based on the geographic location of your business, many state workers’ compensation statutes limit and mandate certain employer actions when a worker is injured. Depending on the state, there...

Workplace Policies to Prevent Harassment Claims

While an employer’s hiring and firing practices may present the greatest risk for litigation, lawsuits based on a company’s employment practices can happen for many reasons. Poorly written policies or...

Handling Valet Parking

  Valet in Chicago, Illinois  Offering valet service is an important part of our commitment to customer service. However, offering a service that accepts responsibility for a customer’s property...

Safety and Health Rights for Restaurant Workers

Know Your Rights When Faced with Imminent Dangers As a restaurant worker, you face a variety of hazards. Fortunately, you do have rights to control your safety and protect yourself and your co-workers...

10 Ways to Control Your Workers Comp Mod

  Your experience modification factor, or mod, is an important component used in calculating your workers’ compensation premium. If you can control your mod, you can lower your price — so...

Employers: Have You Updated Your Social Media Policy?

Employers: Have You Updated Your Social Media Policy? If it's been a while since you updated your employee manuals, or you don't have a coherent policy regarding the use of social media, it's time...

What You Should Know About Workplace Safety

The 10 Occupations with the Largest Number of Injuries and Illness Rank Occupation Number Percent of Total 1 Laborers (nonconstruction) 60,640 6.7% 2 Truck drivers, heavy 40,440 4.5 3 Nursing...

Surviving a Business Interruption Loss: What You Need To Know

Surviving a Business Interruption Loss: What You Need To Know Superstorm Sandy caused $19 billion in insured property losses when it hit the northeast in 2012. Most of that was direct damage...

Preparing for Restaurant Health Inspections

Preparing for Restaurant Health Inspections Ensuring that your restaurant is clean and serves fresh, safe food to patrons is your greatest responsibility, and health inspections are a way for you to...

Cyber Liability Insurance: Is Your Business Covered?

As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability insurance policy will only continue to grow. The continued rise in the amount of...

Don't Step on the Crack, Repair It!

  Winter weather and spring storms can take a toll on sidewalks and parking lots, which can lead to costly slips, trips and falls. Summertime is an ideal time to spot some of these problems and make...

How to Reduce Workers' Comp Claims

  Work-related stress has been defined by the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety as emotional and harmful responses occurring when job requirements don't match a worker's resources,...

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Using the Hierarchy of Hazard Control

One of the tools EMC safety engineers use to help minimize or eliminate worker exposure to hazards is the hierarchy of hazard control. This simple tool allows organizations to select the control most...

EMC Insurance: How to Use the Hierarchy of Hazard Control

The Hierarchy of Hazard Control, provided by EMC Insurance, is a way to prioritize possible solutions for workplace hazards so that you can select the most appropriate control. Within the...

Dealing with Restaurant-Related Stress

Dealing with restaurant-related stress: Many workers experience on-the-job stress, especially those that work in environments that have many distractions—such as in a busy restaurant. Working in...

Working with Cash; the Do's and Dont's

Helpful Tips for Handling Money in Gurnee, IL Having cash on hand creates a significant risk for any business, and it’s important for you to understand how to safely handle cash that you...

Why Insurance Companies May Audit Your Business

  When you get a commercial insurance policy, in many cases premium assigned isn't final. It's actually an estimate. Zeiler Insurance assigns a premium based on an informed guess, based on your prior...
Business
Personal
Business
Personal
Business
Personal