Posts Tagged ‘Workers Compensation Insurance’

Ten Things Insurance Brokers Can Do to Help Employers Manage Workers’ Compensation Costs

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

A Workers’ Compensation Update According to OSHA, there are over 4.1 million workplace injuries in the United States each year at a cost to employers of about $155 billion.  There is no doubt workers’ compensation is a big expense for employers. Is your insurance broker doing the following things to help you reduce workers’ compensation…Read More

How to Prepare My Business for an OSHA Audit

Monday, August 7th, 2017

OSHA audits are not usually something for which you advanced warning.  Often, an OSHA inspector simply shows up at your firm to conduct an inspection.  However, there are a number of things you can do to reduce your stress and to ensure that your audit goes smoothly.  It is always best to think about how…Read More

Are You Interested In Reducing Your Business Risks?

Monday, July 10th, 2017

is no question that operating a business comes with certain risks. The range of business exposure is evolving rapidly, but your organization can thrive and gain a competitive advantage if you know how to manage your risk. Here are a few suggestions: Follow insurance company loss control recommendations. These are designed to reduce the probability…Read More

Are You Ready To Renew Your Business Insurance?

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Business Insurance Renewal Your business insurance is an important part of your risk management program. It is important to have the right insurance coverage, competitive pricing and the right insurer. We have found at least five factors that are important to manage when renewing your business insurance program. Business Insurance A business insurance program can…Read More

Workers’ Compensation Tips From Top Risk Managers

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Some of the nation’s top risk managers often share their secrets with the world through published articles and on social media. We have been tracking these tips over the past year and thought we might share a few of them with you. Trip and fall injuries from Disney – With the millions of people and…Read More

Workers’ Compensation Best Practices

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

As a business owner, you go to great lengths to provide a safe working environment for your employees. But when dealing with humans, accidents can happen and Workers’ Compensation Insurance can help. Workers Compensation Insurance should be an important part of your risk management program. What is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation insurance is insurance that…Read More

Fraud in Workers’ Comp

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

One of the best ways for businesses to control their workers’ compensation costs is to control the frequency of all insurance claims. There are legitimate claims however; unfortunately, there are also fraudulent claims. In addition to a well-planned safety program, your business should also address a zero tolerance for fraud as standard policy. The following…Read More

The complexity of Workers’ Compensation

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Many business owners ask, “What drives the Workers’ Compensation machine and why are our costs so high?” We address some issues below that start to scratch the surface. There were nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2014 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The highest incident…Read More

Workers Compensation-Incident Report

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Having an Incident Report in Place Sources California State University WC Guide for Supervisors & Managers, OSHA Do you have a plan in place for your business if an employee becomes ill or injured while at work?  A Supervisor’s Injury and Illness Incident Report is a general requirement under OSHA regulations.  Partial Exemption is given…Read More

Independent Contractor versus Employee

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Independent Contractor versus Employee Source California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) As a company running a business or an individual working for themselves, the topic of independent contractor versus employee is a very important factor to consider when accessing your risk management. As a company you want to be very careful that you understand…Read More

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