7 Secrets that Cost Your Client a Bundle on their Workers' Comp

Safety risks soar with workforce shortage
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The USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/cci_2018_q3_9-06_release.pdf is a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for, and resulting confidence in, the commercial construction industry. While earlier reports indicated that the shortage of skilled...

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The forgotten question in PPE training
Webmaster 3 months, 12 days ago

Even employers who have carefully researched the options, involved employees in the selection of PPE, and ensured that it is comfortable, attractive, and fits properly, still struggle to get workers to use it. Training often focuses on how to properly...

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Long-term opioid prescriptions greatly increase the duration of temporary disability
Webmaster 4 months, 7 days ago

The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examined the impact of opioid prescriptions on the duration of temporary disability benefits for workers with lower back injuries. The conclusion: long-term opioid prescriptions lead to temporary disability durations more than three times longer...

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Getting LOTO wrong could cost
Webmaster 4 months, 22 days ago

Getting LOTO wrong is costly Here’s how to get it right Many companies believe they are in compliance with OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) standard; yet, it is one of the most difficult to comply with and is the number five violation...

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Lock out Tag out – energization removed
Webmaster 4 months, 22 days ago

OSHA’s removal of the term “unexpected energization” from the LOTO standard likely to lead to more citations Under the Obama administration, OSHA began an effort under the Standards Improvement Project 4 to fix minor, noncontroversial issues in several existing regulations,...

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