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Four Ways to Control Workers’ Compensation Costs

Four Ways to Control Workers’ Compensation Costs

As a business owner, keeping a close eye on cash flow is important to helping your business grow. Minimizing your costs associated to workers’ compensation insurance can help you out.

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How Common Are Workplace Accidents & Fatalities in the US?

How Common Are Workplace Accidents & Fatalities in the US?

Just how common are workplace accidents in the US. Each year the U.S. Bureau of Labor releases two reports documenting the results of workplace accidents.

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Industry Spotlight: Beauty Salons and Barber Shops

Industry Spotlight: Beauty Salons and Barber Shops

Salon and barber shop owners know how important it is keep employees healthy and safe. It’s important for owners to develop a culture of safety and to have workers compensation coverage in the event someone were to get hurt. Follow these tips to ensure you maintain a high level of safety in your shop

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6 Common Workplace Injuries and What Every Small Business Needs to Know

6 Common Workplace Injuries and What Every Small Business Needs to Know

Start establishing a safety culture within your workplace by addressing the most common injuries and providing actionable steps to prevent them. Creating a strong habit of safety is important to the success and growth of your business.

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The Importance of Promoting and Maintaining a Drug-Free Workplace

The Importance of Promoting and Maintaining a Drug-Free Workplace

It is more important than ever for small business owners to have drug-free workplace policies that protect their businesses, employees and customers from the risks associated with on-the-job impairment. Here’s how.

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Six Tips for Promoting Employee Wellness

Six Tips for Promoting Employee Wellness

Employee wellness has become an increasingly hot topic, buoyed by studies that suggest sitting for extended periods of time, poor […]

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Injury and Illness Prevention Programs

Injury and Illness Prevention Programs

When it comes to the workplace, safety is key. Injury and illness prevention programs help promote a safe workplace environment for workers as well as help business owners maintain achieve or lower workers’ comp premiums by reducing the number or severity of claims.

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6 Steps to Help Improve Workplace Safety

6 Steps to Help Improve Workplace Safety

For small business owners, the cost of workers’ compensation insurance can be significant, especially if an accident has happened in your workplace. A great safety record can, in turn, lower your premium costs, so it pays off to institute and enforce a safety program in your business.

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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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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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