Trucking: The Importance of Reporting All Claims, All the Time

Trucking is a hazardous job. Long-haul truck drivers are three times more likely to suffer from a work-related injury that requires time off than the general work population. One accident is all it takes to end a career and leave the individual dealing with medical bills and financial uncertainty. While workers’ compensation insurance is vital Read More

Managing Workers’ Compensation Costs – More than Just a Safety Program

While business owners have a responsibility to maintain safe working environments, there must be another assurance in place when an accident does occur. All businesses, large and small, benefit from securing workers’ compensation that simultaneously works to protect the employees on the team and the business finances. Although this is necessary and valuable coverage, business Read More

Insurance Agents Expand Business with Longshore Workers Comp

The Longshore Workers Comp or USL&H coverage is one of the policies many insurance agents suggest to clients that operate near or on bodies of water. Here is everything you need to know about Longshore Workers’ Comp. Who Qualifies for the Policy? If a client works near or on navigable waters such as lakes, oceans, Read More

Top 10 OSHA Violations That May Cost You More

Due to non-compliance to safety standards and lack of training, accidents often occur in the workplace. OSHA is a government organization that ensures safe and healthy working conditions in workplaces. Here are the top 10 OSHA violations that may result in huge penalties. 1. Fall Protection Casualties from slipping and falling are one of the Read More

How Does the Classification of Truck Drivers Determine Workers’ Compensation Rights?

It is a common practice for trucking companies to misclassify truck drivers as independent contractors. This makes it difficult for them to claim workers’ comp benefits, and they have to pay for their social security and Medicare taxes. Categorizing the truck drivers as a ‘non- employee’ saves the trucking company from taking responsibility for the Read More

The Latest Stats and Facts About Staffing

Irrespective of the domain, one thing that remains constant across industries is the importance of staffing. Having a well-balanced and competent team can help a company to grow. Similarly, a conducive work environment can help employees perform to the best of their potential. For both the employees and the employers, finding the right resource or Read More

The Different Ways to Reduce Caregiver Burnout in Assisted Living Facilities

In assisted living facilities, caregivers may face the risk of burnout due to certain residents who are demanding and stressful to handle. Caregiver burnout occurs when caregivers face mental, emotional, and physical exhaustion due to increased tension and anxiety. How Can You Identify Caregiver Burnout? Any change in the behaviour or attitude of the caregiver Read More

Keep Your Staff and Patients Protected During the Pandemic

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become essential to stay protected. Also, it is imperative to protect your staff that comes to hospitals. Nursing rooms have become very crowded, and this brings in the need to keep your team safe while making visits. People are trying their best to keep everything clean and germ-free. This Read More