Safety Tips

Safety as a Core Value in the Workplace: Its All About Leadership

2023-04-17T11:10:07-04:00April 5th, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

An effective safety culture is widely accepted as an essential component in the development and implementation of any program supporting safety in the workplace. The safety culture reflects the attitudes, perceptions, values, and beliefs that all employees within the [...]

White House 2024 Budget Raises OSHA Funding by 17%: What Does This Mean?

2023-04-17T11:10:09-04:00March 20th, 2023|2023, General Industry News, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Brief: President Joe Biden’s proposed fiscal year 2024 budget would increase funding for OSHA by $106.4 million, or 17%, to $738.7 million. As part of the increase, the agency seeks to create 432 new full-time positions, a 21% increase from 2023’s [...]

National Ladder Safety Month 2023: Three Considerations for Selecting the Correct Ladder

2023-04-17T11:10:09-04:00March 20th, 2023|2023, General Industry News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

March is National Ladder Safety Month, let’s look at ladder selection. Before you get started on your next project, you have to choose a ladder, but how do you know what type to choose? With different types and materials [...]

Company Safety Policies Need Management Commitment—6 Tips to a Safer Worksite

2023-04-17T11:10:10-04:00February 24th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips|

Editors Note: Each anecdote has been taken from the archives of NARFA’s Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC) program and is designed to help inform, prepare, and protect businesses and their people from the everyday hazards within their workplace [...]

Reminder: Annual OSHA Form 300A Posting Begins February 1

2023-04-17T11:10:11-04:00January 19th, 2023|2023, Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits Compliance, Human Resources, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Employers that had 11 or more employees at any point in 2022 are required to post Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Form 300A from February 1 through April 30 unless they qualify as an exempt low-risk industry. The [...]

Workplace Safety: 4 Steps to Improve Your Experience Modification (E-Mod) and Workers Compensation Program

2023-04-17T11:11:01-04:00December 12th, 2022|2022, Employee Benefits, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Why should employers care about their experience modification (e-mod) factor? Without knowing it, some employers are being overcharged for workers’ compensation premium year after year. They have the misconception that the e-mod is out of their control, but the [...]

Safety Tips: Head Protection In The Workplace Is A Must

2023-04-17T11:11:03-04:00November 30th, 2022|2022, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Keeping an eye out for hazards that could lead to a blow to the head – and safeguarding against them – is vital in the workplace. It’s also required: OSHA has standards focused on head protection: OSHA 1910.135(a) and [...]

5 Tips to Meet OSHA Requirements for Employee Injury or Illness

2023-04-17T11:12:10-04:00October 14th, 2022|2022, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

Every year, nearly five million workers experience an occupational injury or illness on the job, and it is an employer’s responsibility in these cases to meet OSHA requirements. More than half of these injuries and illnesses are severe enough [...]

How to Help Reduce the Stigma Around Mental Health in the Workplace

2023-04-17T11:12:11-04:00October 5th, 2022|2022, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Safety Tips|

Mental health challenges have tested many workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. And as the pandemic reaches the two-and-a-half-year mark, experts say employers need to make employees’ mental health as high of a priority as physical health. “If you have [...]