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Effective hiring practices can help minimize the risk of work comp claims

One of the most expensive costs for nearly any business is that of workers’ compensation insurance. Your hiring process can be an important first step toward preventing work comp claims. Here are some hiring practices that can help stop work comp claims before they even walk through your door.

Risk management, liability, and work comp considerations related to COVID-19

As concerns about containing the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continue to grow around the world, and particularly here in the U.S., a careful review of your business continuity plans and risk management strategies — as well as any related liabilities and insurance policies — should be included in your readiness and response preparations. Here we’ll address some of the most frequently asked questions from our clients on risk management, liability, and workers’ compensation in connection with a potential pandemic outbreak. These questions and answers may change based on new guidance and developments.

Late winter and spring risks: Tips for reducing risk and avoiding injury

As winter ends and spring begins to show its face, employers should not take their eye off of winter risk. Warmer days cause snow and ice to melt and re-freeze, often causing black ice and extremely smooth and oftentimes very hard to see slick spots. Here are a few things to remember this time of year.