As a business owner, it is your responsibility to make sure your employees are comfortable and secure. By offering Massachusetts workers compensation, you are able to give your employees peace of mind knowing that their medical expenses and loss of time at work will be covered. Sure, you have this policy in place because it is required, but what actually happens when an employee is injured? Once an injured employee is not able to earn wages for five full of partial calendar days, the employee becomes eligible for weekly compensation benefits. These days do NOT have to be consecutive. Once … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation: An Employee is Injured, What Now?
All great business owners are aware of the importance of Massachusetts workers compensation. Besides being required by law, workers compensation will provide your employees with peace of mind while keeping your company safe from a lawsuit. However, one plan that not everyone is familiar with is a Return-to-Work program. This is a program that is worth looking into because the benefits for both the employer and the employee are remarkable. For an employer, the benefits include: 1. RTW can lower Massachusetts workers compensation costs. 2. RTW will make sure the employer is updated on the injured employee’s progress while away. … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation: The Benefits of a Return-to-Work Program
At Wolpert Insurance, we take pride in our Massachusetts workers compensation expertise. With that being said, we would like you to join us on Friday, February 17th for our workers compensation seminar. This is not a Safety or Compliance seminar. We will not discuss risk reduction methods or accident investigation. This is a numbers seminar for the finance guru’s who want to understand and manage the impact of claims on premiums. Presented by a former CPA, we will show CFO’s, CEO’s and business owners how to control, predict and deal with your experience modification. If you have been baffled as … Continue reading Join us for a Workers Compensation seminar: The Myth Behind the Math!
When it comes to protecting the vitality of your business, it’s important that you put the health and safety of your most valuable assets – your employees – first. Health and safety precautions are commonly a company-wide concern, no matter what market or industry you operate within. For your staff member, getting back on his or her feet and resuming work is crucial to both their physical and emotional rehabilitation process. As a Massachusetts business owner, it’s necessary that you implement an effective, supportive, injury management process – allowing you to create stronger worker-employer relationships. Not sure where to get … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation Tips: Planning for Job Site Injuries
Have you ever considered the ramifications your business would face in the event that you were unprepared for an OSHA inspection? It can happen at any time – and your job as a business owner is to ensure that you are in compliance with common, expected health and safety regulations. In its simplest form, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) was established to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women”. The law was enacted at the Federal level and allowed states to run their own safety and health programs, as long as those programs were … Continue reading Massachusetts Workers Compensation & OSHA Compliance
No matter what industry you may be involved in, as a Massachusetts business owner you will always be faced with some level of employee-related risks. Owning and operating your own commercial enterprise – whether that be a livery program, auto body shop or even a moving and storage company – that responsibility comes with a great deal of liability. Not to mention, that your employees are just one piece to that puzzle. From Massachusetts workers compensation claims to employment practices liability, there are a variety of risk exposures your business may face. However, by proactively improving the environment in which … Continue reading Risk Management Solutions for Massachusetts Business Owners