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...
Monday, February 1, 2016
15 Warning Signs of Workers’ Compensation Fraud The WC
(workers' compensation) insurance system is a no-fault method of
paying workers for medical expenses and wage losses due to
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Five Strategies for Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs When a
company experiences significant increases in workers’ compensation
costs, it usually triggers internal activities aimed at...
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Workers' Comp May Not Adequately Protect Your Workers Anymore No
employer wants to see an employee hurt on the job. And all
certainly want the existing workers compensation system to take
good care of...
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
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Workers’ Compensation Insurance: An Overview Workers’ compensation
coverage pays benefits to workers injured on the job, including
medical care, part of lost wages and permanent disability. It...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
When is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Compensable? Carefully
evaluating workers’ compensation claims is crucial in helping your
company save money and prevent fraud. Workers’ compensation is
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 22, 2015
Due to the volume of requests they receive, insurance companies
have developed a very efficient premium audit process. While they
strive to be as accurate as possible, they don’t have the time...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
There really is no excuse for not wearing a hard hat on jobs where
it is required. Hard hat manufacturers have designed head
protection to fit every need and pretty much every preference. From
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Workers’ compensation laws are often misunderstood because they can
vary significantly between states. If your employee reports an
injury and you are unsure of what steps to take, you are not...
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...
Monday, November 16, 2015
Tasks such as moving equipment, operating machinery, and long hours
in the sun can take a toll on your body, especially your back. To
reduce the risk of injury and risk transfer and insurance...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Independent owner-operators play an essential role in the
landscaping industry. However, because they are contract workers,
questions are often raised as to how they affect your company’s
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Workers’ compensation coverage pays benefits to workers injured on
the job, including medical care, part of lost wages and permanent
disability. It also provides death benefits to dependents...
Friday, October 16, 2015
The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Workers’ Compensation The
Affordable Care Act does not directly address workers’ compensation
issues, but some aspects of the health care reform law will...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Workers compensation insurance covers the cost of medical care and
rehabilitation for workers injured on the job. It also compensates
them for lost wages and provides death benefits for...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
One morning at a Nebraska meat-packing facility, a worker was
operating a conveyor belt as part of his ordinary routine. But the
worker got some loose clothing caught in some moving parts....