Everyone looks forward to the company holiday party, but these once-a-year events can come with some inherent risks. Discover 6 steps to ensure the health & safety of your employees at the company holiday party this year.
Planning to celebrate Independence Day with your coworkers this Fourth of July? While many companies are closed on the actual day – it’s a federal holiday – many employers still have a get-together the first week of July for their employees. Holiday parties are a great way to connect with coworkers, but take steps to help make sure you are being safe while enjoying. Here’s a few safety tips to keep in mind brought to you by AmTrust’s loss control team
Protecting a company’s most valuable asset – its employees – is of utmost importance. Promoting workplace safety to help reduce employee injuries and expensive claims is one way to help keep your workforce healthy and productive, and keep your premiums down. Loss control is designed to help prevent or reduce the possibility of a loss, or to help reduce its severity if one does occur. Keep reading to find out more about how loss control professionals can help create a workplace safety plan to aid in reducing accident risks and workers’ comp claims.
According to the American Ladder Institute, over 300 people die each year in ladder-related accidents, while thousands of others suffer disabling injuries. Whether you are working at a job site or simply taking care of your to-do list at home, keeping safety at the forefront of your mind can help avoid a serious injury or even death. In recognition of National Ladder Safety Month, here are seven simple tips to remember for safer ladder use.
It’s simple math that both the insureds and the carriers can agree on. Fewer workers’ compensation insurance claims translates to lower costs, a healthier workforce and a stronger bottom line. So it’s in both the insureds’ and the carriers’ interests to reduce the frequency and severity of workers’ compensation insurance claims. One way to do that is by coordinating efforts on risk management. Read on for tips on how to keep your workers' comp claims to a minimum.
Small business owners and commercial insurance companies have this common goal – prevent claims. Minimizing exposure to avoidable risks resulting in claims doesn’t end with the purchase of workers’ compensation insurance and/or business liability insurance. The goal can be reached when loss control is taken to the next level with the use of industry-specific technical guidance and general safety and training resources. Continue reading for some of this guidance from the AmTrust team.