How to Mitigate Motor Vehicle Risks

How to protect employees while they drive. Traffic accidents are the leading cause of on-the-job fatalities.  If your company’s business operations require employees to drive, then there are steps that you can take to reduce their chance of accidents, injuries, and liability issues.  Here how you can protect employees while they drive. Before allowing an Read More

The Importance of Establishing a Strong Return to Work Program

How a return to work program can save you money and boost employee morale. As a business owner, the last thing that you want is to spend more on workers compensation insurance claims than you have to.  Fortunately, there are many steps that you can take lower your claim costs.  For instance, one popular strategy Read More

How to Properly Lift and Transport Patients in a Home Healthcare Setting

Proper lifting techniques for home healthcare providers. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that back, neck, and shoulder sprains and strains are the most common injuries that home healthcare workers sustain.  These injuries are often sustained when a worker lifts and moves patients.  To reduce the chance of injury, try out these proper lifting Read More

Creating a Safe Work Environment for Home Healthcare Providers

How home healthcare workers can protect themselves while on the job. Because home healthcare providers do not work in a controlled environment such as a hospital, they are exposed to more risk while they are on the job.  In fact, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the injury rate for home healthcare workers Read More

How to Protect Home Healthcare Workers from Stress and Burnout

How to shield your home healthcare employees from total burnout. The home healthcare industry is rapidly expanding, placing workers under more pressure than ever.  Not only does staff need to provide compassionate, medically accurate care, but they must do so to a growing pool of clients.  With home healthcare professionals being stretched thin, they face Read More

Do DOL Strength Level Classifications Increase Injury Risks?

Does the oversimplification of job demands increase the risk of worker injuries? As a business owner, you are responsible for preventing employee injuries whenever possible.  This is why business owners prioritize safety inspections, workplace training, and workers compensation insurance. Unfortunately, you can’t always prevent injury risks.  For instance, one of the surprising risks that business Read More