All Manufacturing owners and managers understand that by reducing workplace injuries you will in effect reduce your Workers’ Compensation costs. Of course I’m over simplifying a bit – creating a safety culture in a dangerous environment isn’t easy. As a Risk Manager, I’ve worked with hundreds of manufacturing operations during my career. I’ve seen well […]
Monthly Archives: July 2016
Transportation industry professionals in America employ hundreds of thousands of drivers nationwide to keep the country’s commerce on wheels. It’s often taken for granted that when a vehicle is loaded, that its’ cargo (and driver) will reach their destination unscathed, but this is not always the case. Professional drivers exist in one of the most […]
The construction business more than almost any other industry, is prone to on the job injuries due to the safety risks and inherent danger on construction sites. According to the US Department of Labor, nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. By the sheer numbers, […]
If your business is not properly prepared, workers’ compensation issues can be both confusing and costly. However, through management controls and active involvement, your organization can effectively reduce the costs related to workers’ comp. claims. There are three main areas that are the keys to managing workers’ comp. issues: Workplace safety, mitigating losses, and managing […]
Opioid addiction is a deeply troubling, growing problem among all ages, races, and classes in America. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, in 2014 nearly 2.5 million people ages 12 and up had an opioid related substance abuse problem.
A generation ago, the face of opioid addiction was a down-and-out man, often homeless, usually in a large city, using needles to inject illicitly acquired illegal drugs like heroin.