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A Guide to Drug Testing an Employee Post Workplace Accident

A Guide to Drug Testing an Employee Post Workplace Accident

Business owners seek to strike an equal balance between protecting their business and encouraging a safe workplace. They seek to provide workers with a safe working environment but acknowledge that accidents do occur.  When an accident does occur, a business...

What Constitutes a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

What Constitutes a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

In the US, 94% of employees, which represents roughly 140 million workers, are covered by workers compensation insurance. According to data collected in 2013, these employees received a total of $8.2 billion in workers compensation claims that covered loss of survivor...

A Guide to the Penalties for Not Having Workers’ Compensation

A Guide to the Penalties for Not Having Workers’ Compensation

Did you know that over 4 million American workers are injured every year? Of course, workers in industries such as construction and manufacturing are at higher risk of workplace injury. But office workers are not immune. Repetitive motion tasks, lifting, and even...

Top 5 Reasons Small Businesses Pay Workers Comp

Top 5 Reasons Small Businesses Pay Workers Comp

Federal workers’ compensation laws cover over 135 million employees in the United States. In terms of salary, this means that these insurance policy cover over $7.2 trillion in payroll. Why are so many workers covered by this type of compensation policy?...

Workers Compensation 101: Your Ultimate Small Business Guide

Workers Compensation 101: Your Ultimate Small Business Guide

his is the article with formatted headings, images, and body text. Workers compensation makes up 1.3 percent of your labor costs, or around $0.46 per hour worked. This number can vary wildly, depending on your industry, the type of worker you’re insuring, and...

7 Health And Safety Policies: A Must Read For Employers

7 Health And Safety Policies: A Must Read For Employers

Are you managing your small business office on outdated health and safety policies? Every seven seconds a worker suffers an injury on the job, causing a loss of 104,000,000 hours of productivity.  Having proper workplace safety protocol and procedures...