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Preventing Back Strain Injuries at Work

Preventing Back Strain Injuries at Work

Back strains are among the most common workplace injuries your employees may incur, often resulting in costly workers compensation claims. If you’re serious about keeping these injuries to a minimum, here are a few steps you can take. Leadership on Lifting Lifting heavy objects is a major source of back injuries, and your company may have training, manuals and posted notices reminding employees to lift carefully. However, proper lifting is still one of the most frequently ignored safety practices. If…

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Benefits of Using Custom Insurance Programs

Benefits of Using Custom Insurance Programs

Unifying your company insurance buying experience can help you streamline a lot of administrative work while it keeps your premium payments simple. It’s no wonder trade and custom insurance programs have been getting so popular over the past few years. If you are wondering what a custom insurance package would look like for your business, consider these common benefits that cause companies to make the switch to a single comprehensive coverage provider. No Gaps or Over-Insurance When you shop for…

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Three Reasons To Offer Employee Benefits

Three Reasons To Offer Employee Benefits

Is your company growing and requiring skilled help? Are you ready to hire the kinds of employees that will take your business to the next level? If your company has reached this point in its growth process it may be time to consider offering an employee benefits package. Here are three reasons why doing this may be right for your company, right now. 1. Attract the Best Employees Talented and motivated workers are hard to come by. Attract them to…

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Workers’ Comp Requirements for Volunteers

Workers’ Comp Requirements for Volunteers

There are several benefits to using volunteers when running a business. Volunteers provide a sense of community, and the savings can be quite substantial. However, if a volunteer is injured while working, there is a unique liability the company could be exposed to. Here are the facts about volunteer workers’ comp requirements and how to minimize risk.   What Does Workers’ Comp Cover? Workers’ comp provides coverage for paid employees, and most policies do not include volunteers. Regulations can vary…

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Demystifying Workers’ Coverage

Demystifying Workers’ Coverage

Whether you own a business or just got hired, you may be wondering about workers’ compensation insurance. This coverage plays a critical role for both owner and employee. Without it, a business owner can find themselves tied up in a costly legal battle. Meanwhile, a hurt employee can end up paying thousands out of their own pocket. This is why we have made a handy guideline about everything you should know about workers comp insurance. What Is It? Workers compensation…

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Small Business Workers Compensation Insurance

Small Business Workers Compensation Insurance

There are many questions to confront when starting up your first small business like, “what is workers compensation insurance?” Workers’ compensation insurance helps to protect you and your employees from the unexpected. It is actually a requirement in most U.S. states. What is Workers Compensation Insurance? If one of your employees is injured on the job, workers’ compensation insurance covers the medical and rehabilitation costs associated with the injury. This allows everyone to have peace of mind. Many plans require…

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Modernizing Your Safety Program

Modernizing Your Safety Program

No employer wants to put employees at unnecessary risk. While some jobs are inherently risky, companies can do a variety of things to keep most employees safe. As an added benefit, having a safety program can help employers save money on their workman’s comp insurance premiums. If your safety program is old or inefficient, you might not be getting the most benefit possible from it. As such, you might consider taking the following steps to modernize your worksite’s safety program….

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