How to Create a Fun Workplace

When people go to work, of course they are there to serve the company, perform to the best of their ability, and earn a paycheck. Another goal of many employees is to have fun. While working requires seriousness and focus, employees also want to be able to blow off some steam and relax with their […]

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Safety Tips for Lifting Heavy Objects

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, every year over a million people suffer back injuries at work. Back injuries account for 20 percent of workplace injuries and illnesses. One-quarter of all workers’ compensation indemnity claims are related to back injuries. These claims result in billions of dollars in medical and legal fees. The BLS [&...

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Workers’ Compensation Law and Domestic Employees

Workers’ compensation laws are designed to protect employees who are injured on the job. Homeowners are generally not considered employers, but they can have a non-business exposure for domestic workers subject to workers’ compensation law and tort law. If a homeowner employs someone for more than 26 hours per week on a regular basis, the […...

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Workplace Safety Tips

You should think about safety wherever you are, including at work. Crime and emergencies can occur anywhere at any time, so it is important to be prepared. Here are some tips to help you stay safe while you are at work. • Keep your purse, wallet, keys, and other valuables either with you or locked […]

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What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Employers are required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance coverage to provide benefits to employees who become injured or ill because of accidents or other problems they encounter on the job. The system is designed to make sure employees are compensated for their injuries and can protect employers from lawsuits. Workers’ compensation is go...

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Precautions for Hiring Summer Help

Every summer large companies and small businesses look to temporary help to fill in for full-time employees that are on vacation or to help with high seasonal demand. While it helps to have temporary help to fill in it can also lead to increased risks including mistakes made by someone not fully trained as well […]

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