Mold Prevention and Cleanup After a Hurricane After a hurricane, the likelihood of mold contamination in your building is high, and excessive mold exposure may lead to several health problems. When returning to your business after a major storm, it is important to consider the dangers that come with floodwater. When the water recedes, it leaves behind bacteria that is a serious threat to health. Read More
OSHA's Top Ten Violations of 2017
OCT 09, 2017 construction, healthcare, manufacturing
OSHA's Top Ten Violations of 2017 Do you know which Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations are the most commonly cited? Recognizing common violations can help you plan and improve your company’s safety practices. Read More
The Risk of Shift Work and Long Hours – and How to Remedy It
SEP 19, 2017 healthcare, manufacturing
The Risk of Shift Work and Long Hours – and How to Remedy It

It’s no secret that lack of sleep can cause problems in the workplace. Sleep deprivation not only impairs worker performance, it increases the risk for obesity, injuries and a wide range of chronic diseases. But shift work and long hours come with more hazards and risks than those associated with lack of sleep.

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The Importance of National Safe and Sound Week Safety and health programs play a vital part in any business, but especially in industries such as construction and manufacturing. To help bring awareness to the importance of safety and health at the workplace, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is spearheading the inaugural Safe + Sound Week this June 12-18, 2017. Over 70 employee- and safety-related organizations are supporting this worthy endeavor. Read More
Is Nurse Fatigue a Problem for Your Healthcare Organization?
FEB 13, 2015 Brought to you by Amerisure healthcare, workers compensation, risk management
Is Nurse Fatigue a Problem for Your Healthcare Organization? More nurses are working long shifts, often overnight, and that has the potential to complicate health and safety. Read More
3 Reasons Why Every Employer Should Consider a Wellness Program
FEB 13, 2015 Brought to you by Amerisure healthcare, workers compensation, risk management
3 Reasons Why Every Employer Should Consider a Wellness Program When it comes to saving money on insurance costs, reducing the number of claims and preventing on-the-job illnesses and injuries, few tactics are more effective than the workplace wellness program. Read More
How Employers Can Mitigate Obesity and Boost the Bottom Line
DEC 31, 2014 Brought to you by Amerisure healthcare, workers compensation
How Employers Can Mitigate Obesity and Boost the Bottom Line Across the country, weight-related health issues have become serious problems, not only for the people in question but also for their employers. Read More
Caring for Caretakers: How Employee Training Can Mitigate Healthcare Workplace Violence
DEC 22, 2014 Brought to you by Amerisure healthcare, risk management
Caring for Caretakers: How Employee Training Can Mitigate Healthcare Workplace Violence One industry where workers are at risk on a regular basis is healthcare, as doctors, nurses and other professionals face dangerous diseases, long hours and unruly patients day in and day out. Read More
Asking the Right Questions Can Help Identify Risks in the Healthcare Industry
AUG 08, 2014 Brought to you by Amerisure healthcare, risk management
Asking the Right Questions Can Help Identify Risks in the Healthcare Industry Risk management is a vital part of any company, but the the details of the plan differ depending on the composition of the business and the industry itself. Read More
OSHA Resource Addresses Common Injuries in Healthcare Sector
JUL 24, 2014 Brought to you by Amerisure healthcare, workers compensation
OSHA Resource Addresses Common Injuries in Healthcare Sector Due to the frequency and duration of a musculoskeletal injury, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is keen on finding a viable solution to prevent such accidents from happening in the healthcare industry. Read More
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