Workers Compensation

Drive Towards Success with AICC: Proactive Self-Insured Workers Compensation for the Automotive Industry

2024-03-11T12:01:32-04:00March 11th, 2024|2024, Workers Compensation|

In the fast-paced world of automotive repair, car dealerships, and businesses in the roads, fuel, fleet, and related industries, keeping your team safe and your business running smoothly is critically important. However, unforeseen accidents can disrupt operations and impact [...]

NARFA’s AICC: Enhancing Your Workers’ Compensation Experience in Massachusetts

2023-12-08T10:34:42-05:00December 4th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Employers understand the importance of workers' compensation insurance as a fundamental requirement for any organization. It not only provides essential medical benefits and wage replacement to injured workers but also shields employers from potential costly lawsuits. However, what many [...]

Auto Dealership Service Departments Work to Reduce Risks As Shop Injuries Rise

2023-10-05T13:14:02-04:00September 6th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

When a fire ripped through an Alabama dealership's service department in 2017, killing three shop employees and injuring two others, the accident was a grim reminder that auto repair is dangerous and poses numerous daily risks. The headline-grabbing incident [...]

Why NARFA AICC Members Win At Controlling Workers Compensation Costs

2023-10-05T13:13:05-04:00August 29th, 2023|2023, Workers Compensation|

The Workers’ Compensation market could currently best be characterized as stable, but changes in the nation’s workforce—coupled with rapid-fire technological advancements—threaten to upset the balance of the industry. The automotive, roads, fuel, and related industries have unique needs when [...]

Hot Weather Safety: Protect Workers From Heat Illness and Injury

2023-10-05T13:13:05-04:00August 15th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

The summer of 2023 has been a warm one in the United States. The heat can have a significant impact on workers, both indoor and outdoor. Heat illness can affect thousands of workers each year, and can lead to [...]

Safety Department and Human Resources Roles in Maintaining a Strong Safety Culture

2023-10-05T13:13:08-04:00July 18th, 2023|2023, Workers Compensation|

The following piece is based on the experiences of one of the NARFA Loss Control Specialists. The Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC) in Massachusetts provides members with one of the best workers compensation programs in the country. From unlimited [...]

Safety Tips: What Are Some Easy Things Workers and Employers Can Do to Prevent Injuries?

2023-10-05T13:13:10-04:00June 14th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Workplace injuries are a major problem, costing businesses billions of dollars each year in lost productivity, medical expenses, and workers' compensation claims. Fortunately, there are a number of things that workers and employers can do to prevent injuries. Here [...]

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 [...]