Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Get Ready For Higher OSHA Penalties Employers who violate federal
safety and health standards will soon face steeper penalties.
Starting in August 2016, the U.S. Occupational Health and...
Friday, July 15, 2016
Disability vs. Workers Compensation Many workers are unclear on the
difference between disability insurance coverage and workers
compensation insurance. Often, workers will decline optional
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Don't Let Poor Workplace Environment Quality Make Your Employees
Sick Workplace conditions have a substantial impact on employee
performance. By workplace conditions, we aren't just referring to
Friday, July 1, 2016
Prevent Heat-Related Illness or Death in the Workplace When
employees face the challenge of working outdoors in the heat of
summer, or even in intense indoor heat conditions, it is critical
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Experience modification (experience mod) is a key factor when
monitoring workers compensation premiums. Experience mod is a
rating factor that determines your workers compensation premium
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Sunglasses are not just for fashion or for the beach; they provide
the necessary protection needed to block harmful ultraviolet A
(UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. A good pair of sunglasses...
Monday, May 2, 2016
When it is hot outside, your body temperature can rise to dangerous
levels. Normally, your body cools itself through sweating. However,
in hot and humid weather, sweating is not enough and the result...
Friday, April 1, 2016
Do you spend more than two hours a day looking at a digital screen?
If the answer is “yes,” chances are you have experienced digital
eye strain at some point. A recent study by The Vision...
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...
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...