Articles and Updates

2016 Construction and OSHA Update

April 8, 2016
As a result of the “Budget Act of 2015” OSHA fines will increase for the first time in nearly 25 years. The new budget eliminated the “Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990” exempting OSHA from increasing penalties to account for inflation. The potential increase will raise fines nearly 80 percent.

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Be aware of the warning signs to potential violence in the workplace

February 22, 2016
Nobody ever thinks that they will be the victim of an act of violence or terrorism in the workplace, even as these tragic events become more and more common in our society. As a result, little is done to prepare for or be aware of the potential warning signs that may offer evidence that something really bad is about to happen.

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Pre-work can help you more efficiently manage your claims

February 17, 2016
Risk managers typically don’t have the capacity to invest large amounts of time preparing for a loss that may never occur. But when you reserve a reasonable amount of time to prepare for certain losses that could be damaging to your business, the effort can more than pay for itself in the long run.

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