Industry Specialties, Workers' Compensation Insurance, Workplace Safety / August 8, 2017

Workers in assisted living and nursing home facilities face unique risks. They must lift and move patients frequently which can lead strains, sprains and chronic injuries if not done properly. However, following proper safety procedures limits these risks, improves patient and employee safety, and reduces insurance...

Workers' Compensation Insurance, Workplace Safety / July 27, 2017

Improving employee safety reduces Workers’ Compensation claims, improves productivity and morale, and lowers insurance premiums. According to the 2016 Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation & Workplace Safety Annual Report, 159,170 injuries and 77 deaths occurred in the workplace. The most claims occurred in Educational & Health (hospitals, nursing...

Workplace Safety / July 18, 2017

State legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use continues to cause a stir. The increasing presence of marijuana in the workplace challenges businesses, because it’s a new risk yet to find its way into policies and procedures. As marijuana begins to impact the workplace, businesses...