Insurance and Wellness Blog

how can you prevent workplace injuries?

Posted by kapnick on Dec 21, 2016 10:52:05 AM

Workplace injuries are a significant risk for any business, and they can be incredibly costly in medical bills, workers’ compensation costs, lost productivity and increased insurance premiums. You likely have safety protocols to help prevent on-the-job accidents, but another type of injury could be just as costly.

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Topics: Wellness Program, Industry Focus - Wellness, safety

Workplace Impacts of Marijuana Legalization

Posted by kapnick on Dec 7, 2016 9:24:15 AM

In this blog we will highlight what Paul L. Bittner, partner and vice chair of the Labor and Employment Group at Ice Miller discusses in his 13 page document about the impact of legalized
marijuana and your business.

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Topics: legalized marijuana, manufacturing, safety

Avoid Slips and Falls this Winter

Posted by Kapnick Insurance Group on Nov 14, 2016 3:38:18 PM


According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls claim around 12,000 lives and result in more than 30,000 disabling injuries each year. Keep in mind, those numbers don't even take into account the number of minor injuries caused by slips, trips and falls annually.

In many parts of the country, harsh rain and severe winter weather will sharply increase the risk. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, 80 percent of slips happen on wet floors. That's why it's critical to help keep walking surfaces clear and dry.

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Topics: Winter, safety, slip and fall