Improving workplace safety is a critical component to your overall workers’ compensation strategy. However, there is much more to controlling the costs of workers’ compensation that simply preventing accidents and injuries. Our Associated Comp Advisors team of insurance and risk management specialists can help your organization implement a comprehensive workers’ compensation program designed to prevent and manage workplace injuries, and lower controllable costs.
Creating a safe work environment is the first step in reducing workplace injuries. Associated Comp Advisors can assist you with your safety and loss control efforts.
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The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout-Tagout) regulation first went into effect in 1989. The intent of the standard was to prevent injuries and deaths caused by accidental start-up of equipment during maintenance or servicing. In large part, the standard has been successful and can be attributed to saving an estimated 122 lives and preventing over 28,000 injuries each year, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Even with this success, OSHA recognizes that many employers are still deficient in some areas.
Ladders are used at work locations everywhere on a daily basis. They seem like a simple tool that most don’t think twice about using, but they can be very dangerous if not used properly or given the once-over before each use. Most of these accidents occur due to a failure to follow basic ladder safety. To help prevent ladder injuries, practice the following safety tips.
Your experience mod determines how much you pay for workers’ compensation. Associated Comp Advisors can help you manage the controllable factors that go into experience mod and premium calculations.
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Telemedicine has been a buzzword in the workers’ compensation industry for years, but now employers are putting it into practice with outstanding results.
Industrial hygiene is the study, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological hazards in the workplace. In this webinar, we will review some common areas of concern, such as noise, spray painting, weld fume, dust and metal working fluids, and discuss best practices for establishing a system for evaluation.
Despite your best efforts, sometimes accidents happen. What happens next can determine whether a claim has a positive or negative outcome for you and the injured employee. Associated Comp Advisors can assist you with quickly and safely getting your injured employees back to work, reducing workers’ compensation costs and employee turnover, and increasing productivity.
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