Mechanic Injured at Car Dealership: Recommendations on Prevention

2019-09-11T08:36:18-04:00September 11th, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

In this piece, we'll examine a real-life workplace accident and what could have been done to prevent it from occurring, in hopes of preventing further accidents such as this. An auto mechanic from New Bedford, MA was seriously injured [...]

Preventative Health: When Was Your Last Checkup

2019-09-10T17:41:48-04:00September 10th, 2019|Employee Wellness Programs, Wellness|

Regular well checks can help you get and stay healthy. Checkups, or preventive exams, give you and your doctor a snapshot of your health. They also give you a chance to talk to your doctor about any problems or [...]

Child Passenger Safety Week to Take Place This Month

2019-09-10T17:33:03-04:00September 10th, 2019|Company News, Safety Tips|

To keep children safe on roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is sponsoring Child Passenger Safety Week. Child Passenger Safety Week will take place the week of September 15. The goal is to make sure your child is [...]

Safety Alert: How to Stay Safe from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

2019-08-29T09:48:03-04:00August 29th, 2019|Safety Tips, Wellness|

Transmitted by mosquitoes, EEE is the most dangerous virus spread by insects in North America. While only about seven people contract EEE a year in the United States, the illness is fatal in about one third of cases, according [...]

Safety Tips: Handling of Flammable Liquids

2019-08-22T10:22:42-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Statistics indicate that more than 21% of industrial fires and 15% of office fires start with the ignition of a flammable or combustible liquid. During a recent 4 year period. U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated average of 51,600 fires per [...]

Addiction in the Workplace: How to Help a Co-Worker

2019-08-19T13:37:47-04:00August 19th, 2019|Employee Assistance Program (EAP)|

Each year, addiction costs American businesses an estimated $276 billion. Beyond the financial impact, accidents and fatalities produce tragic consequences. In fact, one out of 10 employees has a substance use disorder in his or her lifetime. As the [...]

Workplace Safety: Frequently Asked Questions for Return-to-Work Programs

2019-08-12T13:54:12-04:00August 12th, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Return-to-Work programs have to be a successful part of employee benefits strategy. it is important that, prior to being injured, an employee know the process that will be initiated, the roles of those within the process, and his or [...]

Safety Tips: 6 Steps to Ensure an Effective Hazcom Program

2019-08-08T11:53:46-04:00August 8th, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

OSHA’s hazard communication standard (hazcom or HCS) requires employers with hazardous chemicals in the workplace to implement a formal hazard communication program that includes processes for managing and maintaining safety data sheets (SDSs), container labels, chemical inventory lists, a [...]