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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Eligibility

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Eligibility

Read this article to learn about relevant information concerning workers’ compensation and eligibility requirements. With laws varying from state to state, a wise worker will learn the various eligibility requirements of their state of residence so they can have peace of mind while on the job.

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What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance and How Does it Work?

What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance and How Does it Work?

This page is about what workers’ compensation insurance is and it also explains how it works. Workers’ compensation laws vary from state to state. Most states require employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, but it is important to note that the laws vary from state to state in terms of compensation and benefits, including which injuries are covered.

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The New Hazcom Standard

The New Hazcom Standard

As of December 1, 2013, OSHA—the Occupational Safety and Health Administration—is requiring workplaces nationwide to have employees trained on the newly issued Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), also known as the Hazcom Standard.

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6 Tips for a Safer Restaurant

6 Tips for a Safer Restaurant

With slips, trips, and falls causing the most injuries in the restaurant workplace, taking the proper preventive measure to keep employees safe is crucial and can help lower workers’ comp premiums.

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Do I need workers’ compensation insurance for my business?

Do I need workers’ compensation insurance for my business?

The short answer to this question is “yes.” Workers compensation insurance is required by every state in the US except […]

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Understanding the Financial Risks and Legal Responsibilities of Self-Insured Groups for Workers’ Compensation

Understanding the Financial Risks and Legal Responsibilities of Self-Insured Groups for Workers’ Compensation

Learn more about Self Insured Groups, also known as SIGs, and the potential expensive liability risks that can be associated with SIGs, that can cost your business lots of money. Workers’ comp carriers offer a much safer option for obtaining workers’ compensation insurance.

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Protect Workers from Heat Hazards Permanent Heat Illness Prevention Standard Now in Effect

Protect Workers from Heat Hazards Permanent Heat Illness Prevention Standard Now in Effect

As a workers’ compensation insurance carrier, EMPLOYERS wants your employees to stay safe, especially as the temperature rises. This article is about how to keep employees safer during hot weather.

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Protect Workers from Heat Hazards: New, Permanent Heat Illness Prevention Standard Now in Effect in California

Protect Workers from Heat Hazards: New, Permanent Heat Illness Prevention Standard Now in Effect in California

Too much exposure to heat can cause serious medical conditions including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. To address these dangers, Cal/OSHA finalized a heal illness prevention standard that applies to all outdoor places of employment where certain risk factors for illness are present

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