As a business owner, you know that having Massachusetts workers compensation is not an option. Since there is no way out of this coverage, it is important that you are well-educated on all terms and issues that may relate back to it. A common question that many business owners have is simple: Can an employee sue the company if he or she is injured on the job? The answer is not so simple: yes and no. Looking back before the statutory establishment of workers compensation, business owners can see that employees who were injured on the job were only able … Continue reading Can an Employee Sue if He or She is Injured on the Job?
As a business owner, you understand the importance of safety in your workplace. In order to keep injuries and lawsuits to a minimum, it is crucial to provide official training, follow OSHA standards and stay on top of your Massachusetts workers compensation. Last week, we talked about the OSHA Form 300A and how it is important to post this log at your place of business. However, there are two categories of employers that are exempted from following this procedure. The following categories do NOT have to routinely record injuries and illnesses: #1: Employers with 10 employees or less. If your … Continue reading OSHA Form 300A: Which Businesses Are Covered?
As a business owner, you know that it is your responsibility to properly handle job-related injuries and illnesses. In order to do so, you must properly train your employees, provide Massachusetts workers compensation and follow OSHA standards. Speaking of OSHA, are you aware of OSHA Form 300A? This is a summary log of all work-related injuries for 2011 and it is time to post it! From February 1st to April 30th, non-exempt companies are required by the OSHA Recordkeeping Standard to post a log. You can find the proper forms on OSHA’s website. What should be included on this log? … Continue reading February Has Arrived: Time for Companies to Post OSHA Form 300A
Next Friday is the big day! Wolpert Insurance will be presenting a workers compensation seminar on February 17th. Are you ready to learn the myth behind the math? Our Massachusetts workers compensation experts will be discussing the changes to come in 2013. Do not be fooled; this seminar is not about safety or compliance. This is a numbers seminar! It will be for all the financial leaders out there who want to better understand and manage the impact of claims on premiums. Many professionals do not fully understand how their experience mod is calculated, which is why we are taking … Continue reading Register for Our Workers Compensation Seminar: The Myth Behind the Math!