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May 7, 2018
by Manjit
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Ready, Set: New Silica Standards Are Almost A Go

Implementation of the new standards for respirable crystalline silica for general industry is just around the corner. Need a refresher as that date approaches? Here’s a review of what they are, how they came about and how your company can … Read More

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March 9, 2018
by Manjit
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Steps To Improve Sleep And Worker Safety

It’s time to wake up and smell the coffee. Sleep deprivation is a problem in America — at a cost to employees and employers. Here are the facts: In the U.S., three in 10 working adults sleep six hours or less in … Read More

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February 9, 2018
by Manjit
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Six Steps To Effective, Compliant Hazard Communication

Inadequate, noncompliant hazard communication can lead to worker injuries, even death. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) ensures employees’ right to know and understand the potential hazards of chemicals they work with, as well as safeguards to protect themselves. OSHA sets … Read More

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January 24, 2018
by Manjit
Comments Off on E-Submissions Of Injury Data To OSHA — Who Needs To Do It, How And By When In 2018 (Hint: Caterers Do But Restaurants Do Not)

E-Submissions Of Injury Data To OSHA — Who Needs To Do It, How And By When In 2018 (Hint: Caterers Do But Restaurants Do Not)

Many employers are required to use OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application (ITA), which debuted in August last year, to submit their annual summary injury data. New Year’s Eve marked the revised deadline to submit 2016 injury data, and we want to … Read More

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December 10, 2017
by Manjit
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CREST Restaurant Insurance Tips: Winter Driving And Keeping Workers Safe On Snowy, Sleety Roads

Last year motor vehicle crashes cost Pinnacol policyholders an average of $17,980. According to OSHA, when a worker has an on-the-job crash that results in an injury, the cost to the employer is $74,000, and costs can exceed $500,000 when … Read More

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November 12, 2017
by Manjit
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CREST Restaurant Insurance Tips: Tips To Prevent Tripping Up In Winter Weather

One million Americans slip, trip, or fall every year, costing employers an average of $40,000 per incident and accounting for 20 percent of all job-related injuries and 15 percent of all accidental deaths — about 20,000 people annually. These two … Read More

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October 6, 2017
by Manjit
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CREST Restaurant Insurance Tips: Safe Lifting – Got Your Employee’s Back?

In 2013, overexertion injuries from lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling materials accounted for $15 billion in workers’ compensation costs nationally, or 25 percent of all claims costs. Only the common cold accounts for more lost days of work. Claims involving … Read More

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September 6, 2017
by Manjit
Comments Off on CREST Restaurant Insurance Tips: Protect Your Workers From Hearing Loss

CREST Restaurant Insurance Tips: Protect Your Workers From Hearing Loss

Every year, 30 million people in the United States are exposed to dangerous noise levels at work. Thousands of people endure hearing loss, and high noise levels on the job can cause emotional stress and reduce productivity. Excessive noise levels can interfere … Read More

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