Top OSHA Violations Could Impact the Cost of Small Business Insurance in MA

Avoiding these top OSHA violations can help your clients avoid incident and cut the cost of small business insurance.  

Although OSHA compliance isn’t the most fun topic, it’s an extremely important, worthwhile one to consider. Not only will an OSHA citation leave your client’s business shelling out for fines, it could actually impact their cost of small business insurance. OSHA’s regulations are in place for a reason, and observing them helps your clients avoid workplace incidents, which in turn keeps their insurance claims down. Ultimately, this makes it possible for you to offer them the most affordable business coverage.

To help your clients avoid OSHA citations and higher premiums, make sure they’re doing their due diligence in the areas that cause the most issues for businesses. Here are the top 10 OSHA violations from 2015.

  1. Fall Protection
  2. Hazard Communication
  3. Scaffolding
  4. Respiratory Protection
  5. Lockout/Tagout
  6. Powered Industrial Trucks
  7. Ladders
  8. Electrical, Wiring Methods
  9. Machine Guarding
  10. Electrical, General Requirements

Beyond simply alerting your clients of these top citations, it’s also important that you give them the resources to proactively avoid them. At PMC Insurance Group, we offer a wide range of safety and loss control tools you can pass on to your client. From worksite evaluations to workplace safety program development, we’re here to make it easier for you to help your clients save. We even offer support with OSHA compliance and record keeping!

Are your clients looking for other ways to slash their cost of small business insurance in MA? We can help! We’re a leader in finding the best insurance solutions for independent agents’ contracting, manufacturing, and transportation clients. We specialize in a number of industries beyond that, too, so contact PMC Insurance Group to make sure your client is getting the best coverage for the best cost. We’ll put our expertise behind you so you can have the support and resources you need to build your independent insurance agency.

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