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2018 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards

OSHA recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited standards. The agency reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through the following September) to help businesses identify common safety pain points. The 2018 top 10 list of most frequently cited standards didn’t change significantly from 2017, with fall protection violations …

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Return to Work Programs and Your Bottom Line

A Return to Health and Happiness Return to work programs help you get injured employees back to their normal or modified job duties as quickly and safely as possible. Instead of paying for workers’ compensation costs and lost workdays, you’ll save money by paying your employees their normal wages for doing light-duty work that the …

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Applying for Cyber Insurance 101

For cyber coverage to be effective, it requires a high level of due diligence on the part of prospective policyholders. To get the most out of your policy, you will want to consider the following best practices when applying for cyber insurance: Gather accurate data. Before the application process, it’s critical to speak with your …

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4 Strategies to Lower Reputational Risk

Health and safety incidents, product recalls and regulatory investigations are just a few of the incidents that have the potential to damage your reputation; and, since social media and other online sources have significantly changed the traditional news cycle, you may only have minutes to respond to a crisis and protect your reputation. There is …

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Your Definitive Pre-Drive 6-Point Checklist

When driving a personal vehicle for everyday use, most drivers simply jump in and go. However, for commercial motor vehicles used to transport cargo or passengers, extra consideration should be taken to ensure that they are safe and ready for the road. Pre-trip vehicle inspections can catch potential problems before they have a chance to …

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5 Ways to Make Reporting a Workers’ Compensation Claim Easier

Workers’ compensation laws are often misunderstood because they can vary significantly between states. If your employee reports an injury and you are unsure of what steps to take, you are not alone. However, regardless of your company’s geographical location, the first two days after an employee gets injured on the job are always the most …

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9 Key Considerations for Preventing a Data Breach

No company, big or small, is immune to a data breach. Many small employers falsely believe they can elude the attention of a hacker, yet studies have shown the opposite is true—a growing number of companies with fewer than 100 employees are reporting data breaches every year. Data breach response policies are essential for organizations …

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