Studies show that for every major workplace injury or fatality, there are nearly 10 minor injuries – and more than 30 accidents that lead to property damage. Capturing data even on minor safety incidents can be critical in informing efforts to prevent much greater dangers in the future. This item sets out the areas on which management should focus its efforts in this regard.
If you have workers in a wildfire zone, you need to have measures in place to protect them in the event of a catastrophe.
Many business owners don’t think twice when asking a worker to run to the office supply store, to the bank or run another errand for the company while on the clock.
Having adequate personal protective equipment on hand and available for employees to use is a critical part of your workplace safety and compliance program.
New penalties for workplace safety infractions in California took effect on Sept. 14, nearly doubling the maximum fines that Cal/OSHA can levy on employers who are cited.
By now, employers should all realize and understand that sexual harassment is illegal.
If you own a business or commercial property, consider how easily you could absorb events like these:
Are you due for a workers’ compensation premium audit? Audits are how insurance rates are determined, and it’s possible that an audit will uncover information that can actually save you money.
What would you do if your business got SLAPPed? SLAPP stands for “strategic lawsuit against public participation.” A business that gets SLAPPed has been sued for speaking out against or about a person or entity.
Workplace injuries cost employers hundreds of billions of dollars every year. The direct costs of paying workers’ compensation payments to injured employees now tops $1 billion every week, according to information from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.