Workers’ Compensation for Construction Firms: 4 Steps to Minimize Costly Claims

The construction industry has many occupational hazards. From working in dangerous conditions to operating heavy equipment, construction workers are often exposed to workplace accidents and injury. Therefore, as a contractor, you shouldn’t wait for disaster to strike before developing the protocols for handling workplace injury and illness claims. Here are the steps you need to Read More

New OSHA Requirements for Protecting Workers

Every year, thousands of American workers sustain severe injuries, fall sick, become disabled, or in worst cases, die due to work-related injuries. In 2019 alone, for instance, more than 5,300 workers succumbed to work-related injuries per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Common causes of workplace injuries and illnesses include slips and falls, explosions, Read More

Important Tips for Construction Companies When Thinking About Workers’ Comp

Construction sites are dangerous places due to the risks associated with the use of heavy machinery, handle tools, working at great heights, or even simply walking through busy construction sites. While danger is inherent on all job sites, there are many ways construction companies can work to protect their team while providing a safe working Read More

Common Construction Injuries & How to Avoid Them

In order to best reduce the risk of construction injury, one must first identify the most common injuries and then take action to best avoid those injuries.  The field of construction often carries with it a significant risk of injury for construction workers. According to the CDC, there were 3.3 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses Read More