Why Workers’ Comp Claims Spike in the Summer

Posted on: July 17th, 2019 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Workplace injury rates rise during the summer months. When summer rolls around, companies in many sectors, including agriculture and construction, significantly increase production. Increased road construction raises risks for workers and drivers. Many of the newly hired workers are young and inexperienced, creating a high potential for workplace injuries. Toiling in the sun is also […]

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Preventing Heat Illness as Temperatures Soar

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

With temperatures rising, employers with outdoor workers need to take steps to protect them from heat illness. California employers need to be especially mindful as Cal/OSHA has workplace safety regulations governing the prevention of heat illness. The heat illness standard came into effect about seven years ago as the number of deaths due to heat […]

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