Will You ‘Wear’ Your Way to a Safer Workplace?
Wearable Technology, The New Frontier in Workers Comp Management and Worker Protection
Hard hats are the symbol of safety. But more high-tech “wearable devices” could make for a safer work environment. And a safer scene could yield fewer workers compensation issues.
What the Crystalline Silica Rule Means to Your Business
The Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule on limiting worker’s exposure to respirable crystalline silica – a measure that’s expected to save more than 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year.
Staying On Top of Winter Weather Property Risks
The snow comes down, melts and then freezes again before the next storm hits. This grueling winter cycle makes it difficult to maintain your business property—especially in colder, northern climates. If certain steps are not taken, you run the risk of personal injury and serious property damage. Here are some tips for staying on top of winter weather property risks.
Managing Your Employees’ Chronic Pain…and Your Bottom Line
Managing chronic pain can be a real challenge for both an employer as well as the employee. Conscientious employees want to get better and back to work but are often fearful of overmedicating. At the same time, responsible employers want to demonstrate the proper level of concern without appearing to be interfering with prescribed treatment.
IoT - A Game Changer for Insurers and Consumers
In the last few years, the number of devices online surpassed the number of people online, giving rise to the term, Internet of Things, or IoT. The IoT is a growing ecosystem of “smart” internet-connected devices that use wireless technology to communicate with each other and with broader information systems.
Investing in Workplace Safety Can Really Pay Off
Today is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work – and there are a lot of good reasons to put worker safety at the top of your “to do” list. If you’re a company looking for additional ways to add to your bottom line, you might want to look into your worker-safety program.