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Caring for the People Who Care For People

Caring for the People Who Care For People

Home Healthcare workers have difficult jobs. Managing those workers and ensuring clients are well cared for takes real commitment.

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A Legendary Golf Course Finds its Ace in the Hole

A Legendary Golf Course Finds its Ace in the Hole

The Bethpage Pro Shop steps up to handle growing demand.

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Celebrating 50 Years of The South Family

Celebrating 50 Years of The South Family

A marriage, a restaurant, a community and a half century of memories.

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EMPLOYERS® Empowers Agents to Work From Home

EMPLOYERS® Empowers Agents to Work From Home

With more than one-fifth of Americans being asked to “shelter in place,” agents are working from home at unprecedented rates. This can pose a number of challenges in terms of convenience, access, communication and so much more. EMPLOYERS has made a significant investment in technology that will help our agents overcome these challenges.

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How Health Plays Into Safety at Work

How Health Plays Into Safety at Work

Healthy employees can make better employees, because health at work impacts safety at work.

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Small Business Owner Responsibilities Include Personal Protective Equipment

Small Business Owner Responsibilities Include Personal Protective Equipment

The more dangerous a job is, the more necessary the addition of personal protective equipment (PPE) becomes, and the responsibility to provide it falls solely on business owners.

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Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

On-the-job injuries and illnesses happen every day in a variety of workplaces across the United States. The latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows nearly 3 million American workers got hurt on the job in 2017. But how many injuries or illnesses at work rise to the level of needing to involve an insurance company?

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations

How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations

Every small business owner needs to know how to conduct a workplace incident investigation. It’s also in a small business owner’s best interest to cultivate a safe work environment.

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North Carolina Workers’ Comp Rate Cut a Boon for Small Business

North Carolina Workers’ Comp Rate Cut a Boon for Small Business

North Carolina’s more than 890,000 small businesses saw their operational costs go down for the fourth time in five years thanks to a 15.9% workers’ compensation rate cut.

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Performing Your Own Annual Workplace Safety Audit

Performing Your Own Annual Workplace Safety Audit

Short of waiting for the results from government inspections, how can owners be sure their own safety programs and strategies continue to meet internal goals and standards? The answer – regular workplace safety audits.

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A Quick Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Texas

A Quick Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Texas

Texas has long prided itself as a rugged and independent republic. It carries a swagger that comes with being the largest contiguous state, the second-most populous state, the second-largest economy in the nation and home to 48 Fortune 500 companies. So, it‘s not surprising Texas also has an independent streak when it comes to workers’ compensation insurance.

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What is a Loss Run Report and How Can It Benefit Your Small Business?

What is a Loss Run Report and How Can It Benefit Your Small Business?

A Loss Run report is an important tool that provides small business owners a clear picture of their claims history and shows how losses can potentially contribute to increased premium costs. For this reason, a Loss Run report is one of the most important documents to regularly review and understand.

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