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7 Do's and Don'ts of Holiday Safety for Businesses

KYLE MEINERT
HNI Risk Advisor

The holidays are upon us, with Thanksgiving and Black Friday gracing our calendars this week. This means lots of holiday cheer around the home, of course, and also lots of holiday decorations around your business, too.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Medical Cards for Drivers: What Carriers Really Think

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

At our recent FMCSA and Wisconsin State Patrol Update, we had some lively Q&A on the requirements for medical cards for drivers.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

10 Red Flags for Employee Work Injury Compensation Fraud

JODI MATHY
HNI Senior Claims Consultant

Work comp claims are no picnic for employers or employees.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Don't Get Caught in Personal Conveyance Traps

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

For our transportation specialists at HNI, this is one of our favorite times of the year, and it has nothing to do with World Series baseball (Royals heartbreak!) or (epic amounts of leftover) Halloween candy.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

This Year, Take Home Culture of Safety for the Holidays

KYLE MEINERT
HNI Risk Advisor

Nothing screams "I'm ready for holiday cheer" like those bright, multi-colored lights you see strung across everyone’s house.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Workplace Incident Report: 7 Immediate Steps to Take After an Injury

The moment an employee injury occurs, it initiates a sequence of events that can last for weeks or even months. But no matter how prolonged the recovery period, the first 24 hours after an injury are the most crucial. To respond effectively to an incident, the majority of the action items should occur within 24 hours.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

The Safety G A P: Is Anything Falling Through the Cracks?

CHAD TISONIK
HNI Wisconsin President

We all know safety is important, but mounting regulations make it increasingly difficult to run a safe and compliant business. With this constant change, it’s getting harder and harder to keep up.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Workplace Accident Report News: OSHA Updates Requirements

ERIC KRIEGER
Risk Control Advisor

OSHA recently announced new requirements for reporting severe injuries and updated the list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirements. These new workplace accident report rules are effective in federal OSHA states Jan. 1, 2015.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

4 Key Takeaways from Our Hazcom and GHS Training Webinar

KYLE MEINERT
Risk Advisor 

Our recent webinar on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (aka GHS) gave employers a useful overview of what the new hazard communication rules are all about, as well as explaining the why of OSHA's decision to switch to this international program.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

How Medical Marijuana Insurance Issues Affect Your Work Comp Policies

JODI MATHY
HNI Senior Claims Consultant

Employers are paying attention to medical marijuana insurance issues, especially after a recent ruling by the New Mexico Court of Appeals regarding coverage of medical marijuana to treat a work-related injuries.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing