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Workers’ Compensation Related Articles Designed to Promote Safety Culture & Prevent Employee Injuries

Friday, May 29, 2020

Will my Workers' Compensation Insurance be impacted by COVID-19? What should I do when an employee has a coronavirus claim?These are just some of the questions we have received from clients.Friedlander Group would like to take this...

Thursday, April 23, 2020

With countless employees working from home, employers and employees should be aware of the safety concerns. Working from one’s bed or the couch may seem like a comfortable solution but doing this for extended periods of time can...

Monday, February 10, 2020

Employers know that unfortunately workplace accidents happen, employee injuries occur, and workers’ compensation claims need to be reported. During the time after a claim, it can not only be a very stressful time for the injured...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

What exactly is Workers’ Compensation? Well, it’s a type of insurance that employers purchase to protect themselves and their employees from financial loss in case of a workplace injury or illness. For instance, say one of...

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Snowblowers can be very efficient when removing snow from your property and in avoiding employee back injuries. However, they do present some hazards which users should always remain aware of! Share our Snow Blower safety tips with...

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Learning From Our Pasts: A Claims Review of 2019 Reducing workplace safety incidents in an effort to achieve the ultimate goal of zero injuries is a key objective of successful businesses. By prioritizing employee safety, employers can...

Friday, December 20, 2019

Employees working in winter weather become susceptible to cold-related illnesses as temperatures start to drop and wind chill picks up. These cold-related conditions can be avoidable if you take precautionary measures and monitor...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Have you ever seen a group of 500 construction workers gather at 7 am to participate in a morning stretch? The project site managers at the Milwaukee Bucks Arena recognized the importance of a daily employee workplace stretching...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

According to statistics from OSHA and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 1/3 of all workplace injuries are the result of musculoskeletal disorders. These MSD's include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, shoulder and back...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Fall not only brings spooky skeletons and apple cider donuts but many seasonal safety hazards that can put your employees at risk in both the workplace and outside of their professional setting. Share these 5 Autumn Safety Tips with...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

In less than 30 seconds a small fire can turn into a major flame. Yet, the average response time for a fire department in the United States is 5 minutes, 20 seconds. Educate your employees on emergency fire response, especially during...

Thursday, August 29, 2019

With the American civilian labor workforce now reaching 160 million people, Labor Day is a celebration across the nation! To honor and commend their employees, organizations typically assign Labor Day as a paid holiday. But some...

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

According to OSHA, 70% of all employee cuts & lacerations are to the hands and fingers! By sharing some simple rules and reminders you can dramatically help decrease the chances of a possible injury. Print the handout below and...

Monday, July 15, 2019

In 2016 alone 16,890 workers were reported victims of non-fatal workplace violence. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017) Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical attack, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening...

Monday, July 15, 2019

June 2019 has been the hottest month ever in recorded history! With these extreme temperatures, it is imperative to be aware of the dangers heat-related illnesses pose to your employees. Heat stress, from exertion or hot environments,...

Monday, July 1, 2019

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the leading cause of job fatalities in the United States is Traffic Accidents. In light of that alarming report, employers should be aware that their responsibilities not only lie in...

Monday, May 6, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Successful organizations have a few key practices to help them achieve the ultimate goal of zero safety-related employee incidents and zero workers' compensation claims. One of these key practices is conducting Incident Investigations....

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Ladders are one of the most common pieces of equipment found in any workplace setting. Yet, many do not realize the risks using a ladder may impose. It is important to remember that they are a safety hazard and should be used with...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The National Safety Council estimates that 25% of all workplace injuries are due to manual lifting! Manual lifting is typically thought of as picking up and carrying ocjects, but in fact it is defined as any activity requiring the use...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Winter weather can exacerbate the likelihood of the most-frequent claim causing injury: Slips, Trips, and Falls. As a result of snow and ice, traction is drastically decreased between the ground and soles of one’s shoes therefor...