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According to the National Research Council, Boomers have fewer work-related lost time injuries than younger workers, in addition to lower incidences of short-term disability claims. However, as the American workforce gets older, businesses today face additional workplace safety considerations that must be addressed. For example, older workers are more susceptible to rotator cuff and knee injuries as a result of lifting, carrying, slipping and falling. What should businesses do to help prevent wo...
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As a small business owner, if you haven’t thought about workplace safety, now is a great time to establish a culture of safety. If you have already committed to a workplace safety program or instituted processes and procedures to help make sure your employees work in a safe environment, it’s an excellent time to remind employees about your policies.
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A survey conducted by EMPLOYERS confirmed that more than three quarters of small business owners believe it is dangerous for their employees to perform their job while under the influence of any illicit substance (including alcohol, marijuana, heroin and cocaine) or prescription painkillers. More than five percent of respondents indicated they had direct experience with an employee reporting for work under the influence of marijuana. With additional marijuana legislation pending in states across...
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Posted in: Small Business Research, Workplace Safety | Tags: workplace safety , drugs | Comments (0) | View Count: (1425)
Six Tips for Promoting Employee Wellness
Employee wellness has become an increasingly hot topic, buoyed by studies that suggest sitting for extended periods of time, poor ergonomics and fatigue on the job can lead to potential health issues. However, a new poll by EMPLOYERS® finds that small businesses, which employ more than half of the American workforce, have been much slower to embrace promoting employee wellness. According to a recent survey, adults employed full-time in the United States spend an average of 47 hours per week ...
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As a business owner, it is important to understand the workplace hazards that employees are exposed to in order to help control them. Learn more about how this relates to workers' compensation insurance.
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Posted in: EMPLOYERS Press Releases, Workplace Safety | Tags: workplace safety , Loss Control | Comments (0) | View Count: (2830)
One of the biggest issues small businesses face today is cybersecurity. In 2013, thirty percent of cyber-attacks were aimed at businesses with less than 250 employees. Small businesses have become bigger targets to cybercriminals because they tend to lack the security resources of larger businesses or corporations. Below are five tips on how to help your business protect itself from cyberattacks:
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Posted in: EMPLOYERS Press Releases, Workplace Safety | Tags: Small Business , Safety | Comments (0) | View Count: (1710)
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