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OSHA Issues Rule for Employers to Publicly Disclose Workplace Injuries

OSHA Issues Rule for Employers to Publicly Disclose Workplace Injuries

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule to “nudge” employers to increase their efforts in preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. OSHA states that the new rule will help to “modernize injury data collection to better inform workers, employers, the public and OSHA about workplace hazards.” Under the final […]

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How to Reduce Your Workers Compensation Premiums in 4 Steps

How to Reduce Your Workers' Compensation Premiums in 4 Steps

Accidents happen, even in the safest of work environments, but the resulting increase in workers compensation premiums can be frustrating for employers. Do you find yourself asking how you can reduce workers’ compensation costs? By managing and controlling claims with these four steps, you can benefit not only from lower premiums but from lower labor […]

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5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor for Your Home

5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor for Your Home

After a wind or hail storm, homeowners who have roof damage may be eager to hire the first contractor they meet. However, you need to be cautious when approached by unsolicited roofing contractors and company sales representatives who are offering a free inspection to check for damages after a storm. A good piece of advice, if you […]

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What To Do After An Employee Is Injured On The Job

What To Do After An Employee Is Injured On The Job

As an employer, you value the safety of your workers. However, accidents can happen even in the safest of workplaces. What should you do if an employee is injured on the job? The measures you take after an accident is reported can greatly impact your workers’ compensation costs. Be sure to follow these four steps […]

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The Impact of the ACA on Workers’ Compensation

The Impact of the ACA on Workers Compensation

Although there isn’t a direct correlation between the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and workers’ compensation, experts speculate that the health reform will have many indirect ramifications. With the overall goal of making healthcare accessible and affordable to all, the law has the potential to have both a positive and negative impact on the system. Potential […]

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Update Your Home Insurance When Renovating

Update Your Home Insurance When Renovating

The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Construction on that updated kitchen, finished basement, enclosed patio or home addition has begun, and in the midst of a huge renovation project, the last thing you want to worry about is whether or not your home insurance provides adequate protection. “When renovating and remodeling, you […]

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Workers Compensation Benefits Both Employee and Employers

Workers compensation (WC) is a form of insurance that protects employees and their families, as well as employers, when a worker suffers from a work-related injury, illness, or death. Massachusetts mandates that all employers provide workers compensation benefits to all employees. Workers compensation is a “no-fault system,” meaning that it protects both employees and employers. […]