Author: Gilbert's Risk Solutions

May is “National Mental Health Awareness Month.” Unfortunately, there’s often a stigma surrounding mental health issues in the workplace. Mental illness stigma can lead to many unwanted outcomes including discrimination, fewer opportunities, less understanding by co-workers, harassment, and even health insurance that doesn’t adequately cover mental...

Employers have a responsibility to keep their workers safe, even during a disaster. Unfortunately, few employers take the time to assess risk, craft an emergency preparedness plan, or train employees to address workplace emergencies, such as floods. Measure Risk Business risks can vary depending on the location...

The principles behind workers’ compensation insurance aren’t new. Dating back as far as the Sumerians, laws provided compensation for particular injuries. Later, the Greeks, Romans, and the Chinese also compensated workers for injuries, including impairments and disabilities. Early Law Favored Employers The Industrial Revolution increased hazards and...