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National Safety Stand-Down Week

Posted by Tom Scherrer on May 2, 2018 5:13:24 PM

The leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry continues to be falls from heights, a cause of death that is completely preventable.

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Topics: Risk Management

Workers’ Compensation: Time is Everything

Posted by Donny Anthon on Apr 25, 2018 3:27:23 PM

Reducing or eliminating workers’ compensation claims is critical to the long-term success of any company. 

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Topics: Risk Management

Webinar: Life of a Workers' Compensation Claim

Posted by Tom Scherrer on Apr 17, 2018 10:22:13 AM

We do everything we can to prevent a claim, but eventually the inevitable occurs. Be prepared.

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Topics: Webinar, Risk Management

Risks to Consider When Developing a No-Smoking Policy

Posted by Leah Hammel on Mar 13, 2018 11:02:46 AM

We’re familiar with the down-sides of cigarette and tobacco use – it increases health risks, raises medical costs, and it often lowers productivity in the workplace. It’s costly for the employer and the individual smoking, so many companies are implementing no-smoking policies and even minimizing the number of smokers they hire.

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Topics: Risk Management, HR

Workplace Violence Prevention: What Can I Do?

Posted by Tom Scherrer on Dec 14, 2017 9:34:57 AM

Our previous blog discussed identifying some of the warning signs for workplace violence. Once you know the signs of a violent act, the best defense is to be aware of actions you can take now to mitigate exposures in your workplace so that you and your coworkers don’t become victims. The best defense is prevention.

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Topics: Risk Management

Workplace Violence: Know the Warning Signs 

Posted by Tom Scherrer on Dec 6, 2017 3:37:50 PM

Workplace violence is an unfortunate fact of everyday life in the United States.

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Topics: Risk Management

Cyber Attacks – Are You Prepared?

Posted by Tom Scherrer on Oct 5, 2017 1:02:04 PM

The New York Times just reported that the Equifax breach was caused by the negligence of one employee. Despite the security measures the consumer credit reporting agency had taken to protect the sensitive data of its more than 800 million customers, it took only one person to make a single devastating mistake that would jeopardize the company’s entire operation.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Risk Management

Every Step Matters: Ladder Safety and How It Affects Everyone

Posted by Tom Scherrer on Mar 3, 2017 5:10:00 PM

Falls from portable ladders (including step, straight, combination, and extension) are consistently one of the top 10 leading causes of occupational fatalities and injuries, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Topics: Risk Management

Creating a Workers' Compensation Process

Posted by Tom Scherrer on Dec 28, 2016 12:07:21 PM
For the unprepared, workers’ compensation issues can be both confusing and costly. Fortunately for employers, there are ways to actively engage WC issues to influence their outcomes.
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Topics: Risk Management

How Safe is the Data your Company is Handling?

Posted by David Baughman on Sep 1, 2015 11:32:13 AM

On Aug. 25, 2015, the Identity Theft Resource Center released a report that summarized security breaches, This year alone, there have been 181 breaches in the medical/healthcare arena – impacting 109,740,785 records. The largest and most notable was Anthem.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Risk Management

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