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9 Painless Steps to Improve your Workers’ Compensation Program

Do your injured employees know what to do if they are injured on the job? Do your supervisors know what information is needed if there is a workplace accident? Do your supervisors know where they should send the document and/or report the injury? Do your injured employees know where they should seek treatment for a Read More

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3 Simple Steps to a Safer Workplace and Fewer Claims

A safer workplace is important for employers for many reasons. A safer workplace will reduce worker injuries which should then result in lower workers’ compensation claims costs. The key to reducing injuries is to have a systematic approach with regular review – by stepping back and looking at the big picture you may be surprised at Read More

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Protect Your Eyes, Protect Your Future

The September 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics news release shows that nearly 50,000 jobs were added in construction, manufacturing, and mining since July. This is important because these three industries account for about 40 percent of all eye injuries in the workplace. Eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment, and Read More

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Join Our Panel of Experts For “Sheakley Talks DOT”

Does Your Business Own a Truck That Operates Commercially? Do you feel like you have more questions than answers when it comes to the Department of Transportation (DOT)? If you own a truck that operates commercially, you likely fall under the DOT regulations. Do you know what a violation would cost your business? Join us for a panel Read More

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Supervisor Safety Liability: 4 Common Exposures

The responsibilities and expectations placed on supervisors are enormous at times—production, workforce management, quality control, budgets, and of course safety. These “deliverables” communicated to them by management require the supervisor to work within the employers system to effectively perform their duties. Does he/she bend the rules from time to time to get the job done Read More

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7 Ways to Reduce Stress: Your Employees are Stressed Out and it’s Costing More Than You Think

Profitability suffers when workers are overstressed. Loss of productivity, absenteeism, disengagement, turnover, and increased healthcare costs from the many health issues stress can cause like heart disease, obesity, depression, and diabetes just to name a few. In a recent survey released by Keas, 41% of respondents report having above average levels of stress. Of those, Read More

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Does Safety Training for Millennials Differ from Training Employees of Other Generations?

There is a cultural aspect of the times you’ve grown up in, and with Millennials, it’s just become much faster paced.  Whether it’s because of video games or the Internet, everything moves faster.  Today, you can’t really just put people in a classroom and say, “We’re going to do training.”  This is a generation that Read More

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How Clean is the Air Your Employees Breathe?

Most Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors. Poor indoor air quality can cause all kinds of ailments and discomforts, including many that can mimic symptoms of allergies, stress, colds, and flu. These issues can lead to a wellness issue for your company.  Indoor air quality in the workplace is affected by many factors, Read More

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Ohio Safety Congress is Coming Soon!

Registration is now open for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) 2014 Safety Congress and Expo (OSC14). Safety Congress, the longest-running occupational safety, health and workers’ compensation conference in Ohio, is free and takes place March 25 – 27 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Registration is available online at bwc.ohio.gov. The theme of Read More

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month!

The gift of sight is irreplaceable. Thousands of eye injuries occur in the workplace each year, which makes wearing proper eye protection so important. All it takes is a tiny sliver of metal, particle of dust or splash of chemical to cause significant and permanent eye damage. March, which is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, is Read More