This article is contributed by Lucy Whitmore.
In the competitive world of business, productivity and efficiency are the keys to success. However, sometimes people end up paying too heavy a cost. Workplace injuries are a frequent occurrence and it is only fair that employees are aware of their options. Sometimes you could be unable to work for a number of weeks. Here are 4 facts about worker’s compensation that you need to know. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Jamie Aldson.
Safe workplaces are not a coincidence. Rather, they are a reflection of good management. When safety is a priority and the staff takes active steps to plan a safe work environment, than a safe workplace will occur. Maintaining a safe workplace can be a bit challenging. But, if you are interested in keeping your employees safe and productive in your workplace, here are some workplace safety tips specifically for you. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Daniel Baker
Jackie Chan wisely once said that it was never the big stunts that injured him – only ever the small ones. He’s leapt from roof tops, fallen from clock towers and dodged traffic; but the stunt that caused him the most long lasting damage was simply jumping to catch a tree branch. It nearly killed him, and it’s left him with a permanent hole in his head. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Jacob Reede.
Work related accidents are far too common in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, about 3 million Americans are injured on the job each year. That is about 1 percent of the U.S. population. Still our statistics are much better than the world average. The International Labor Organization reports 250 million occupational accidents each year worldwide, while many others probably go unreported. That is about 3.5 percent of the world’s population. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Paul Donnelly.
Many of those in charge of a workforce, office or any kind of workplace where people gather often for a prolonged period of time will understand and appreciate the necessity for thorough health and safety training. Continue reading