HR Hotline – Exclusively for our Clients!
In a recent post we discussed our HR and Compliance Portal, our online portal for convenient access to resources on safety, compliance and much more (read about it here). While this portal is a vast and searchable resource, sometimes you need a little personal guidance, especially when it comes to matters of Human Resources. Chances…Read More
Rejected for Standard Workers’ Comp Coverage?
Most employers are required by law to obtain workers’ compensation insurance to protect employees injured on the job. Unfortunately, not all businesses are able to purchase workers’ comp in the regular insurance market. That’s where assigned risk plans come in. Also known as assigned risk pools or the residual market, assigned risk plans were established…Read More
Wholesalers – OSHA Violation List for 2022
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall, but also within particular industries. The most recent statistics from OSHA reveal the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2022 for the durable goods wholesalers industry. This top 10 list comprises establishments that sell capital or…Read More
Heart Health and Valentine’s Day!
What better way to wish your employees a Happy Valentine’s Day than to give them a Wellness Program focusing on heart health! Heart disease, which includes strokes and other cardiovascular diseases, is a pervasive problem in the United States. In fact, more than 12 million people visit their physicians each year for heart disease-related reasons.…Read More
Do You Know the Top 4 Construction Hazards?
The construction industry is one of the most hazardous in the United States, and many of the injuries that occur on construction sites are cause by these top four hazards: falls, struck-by, caught-in-between and electrocutions. When you have sufficient knowledge, preventing accidents caused by these hazards is easier than you might think. Here are some basic…Read More
Travel Insurance and Why You Need It
Even with the many travel delays over the last year, people are still continuing to travel! It’s important to remember, though, that even aside from the ever-changing schedules and cancellations, things can and do go wrong with travel. Travel insurance can help to protect your investment. Here’s a look at the different types of travel…Read More
Building Codes and Disaster Resilience
Over the last several decades, natural disasters have become a growing concern—increasing in both frequency and severity. These disasters can cause significant property damage and claim numerous lives. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States has experienced 310 severe weather and climate events since 1980, each with losses reaching or…Read More
A Solution for Job-Site Distractions!
You probably don’t need statistics to tell you that distracted driving is a huge problem. Take a glance at other drivers and you’ll almost always find someone looking down at his or her phone instead of watching the road. For many, “distracted driving” translates to “teens texting.” And while it is a huge problem with…Read More
Home Security Systems – Do You Really Need One?
Keeping your home and family safe should be one of your top priorities. Specifically, it’s important to protect your household from the risk of invasion. After all, a home invasion can have numerous consequences—including stolen or damaged property and the potential for harm to your family. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do…Read More
Winterize Vehicles for Storage
As winter approaches, it’s time to think about safely storing your recreational vehicle, classic car, or any other vehicle that won’t be in use, to avoid damage from the harsh weather and roads. By doing so, you can keep your vehicle in good condition for spring. Utilize the following guidance to properly prepare and store…Read More