September 21, 2018 - Heather Jackson

3 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss the SIIA Conference, Sept. 23-25th!

Deemed as the world’s largest self-insurance event, the Self-Insurance Institute of America comes back for the 38th annual educational conference & expo September 23-25th. This time it’s in vibrant Austin, Texas! If you haven’t signed up to attend yet, what are you waiting for? Why Should You Attend the SIIA? The SIIA is expected to Read More »

September 18, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Workplace Injury IS Preventable…Here’s How

Nobody wants to have an injury on their watch. Yet every 7 seconds an employee becomes injured at work! Aside from the financial implications for the employer, the long term effects to the employee are often severe and debilitating. The truth about injury prevention is simple: most work-related injuries are preventable. By focusing on health Read More »

September 14, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

 6 Tips for Caring for Employees in Crisis

The effects from Hurricane Florence will be felt for quite some time. The emotional, physical and financial implications of such disaster will place stress on staff and your organization. When evaluating ways to help employees, consider the following urgent need tips: Shelter – As many residences are uninhabitable, consider providing shelter near your organization and/or Read More »

September 12, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Who’s At Risk For Beryllium Exposure?

Used in everything from electronic components to aerospace materials, beryllium has the potential to put employees’ health at risk when exposed.  But who specifically is at risk? How dangerous can it be? Let’s take a look. Industries at Risk  Employees within various trades and industries may be exposed to inhaled beryllium or beryllium alloys, including: Read More »

September 10, 2018 - Heather Jackson

4 Ways to Improve Construction Site Safety

If you’re a supervisor or manager in the construction industry, it’s not enough to expect safety out of your employees. You must make safety a priority by leading with example before the shift begins and throughout. Planning, training  and providing employees with a safe working environment is the key to keeping workers free of injury. Here’s Read More »

September 4, 2018 - Heather Jackson

3 Reasons You Don’t Want To Miss The NAPEO Conference

This week’s NAPEO 3-day conference is predicted to pack a powerful punch. Whether you’re new to the PEO or you’re an HR professional, the NAPEO Annual Conference and Marketplace is the place to be. It kicks off today, September 5 and runs until September 7th in Phoenix, Arizona. We’ll be there (with bells on!) at booth #612 Read More »

August 29, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Are You Prepared for Danger in the Workplace?

Every year, two million American workers report having been a victim of workplace violence. What would YOU do if you experienced violence at work? Would you know how to be proactive with a strategy  in place, or would you react with impulsive behavior? The unfortunate truth is, workplace violence occurs in every industry. No one Read More »

August 29, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Employee Absence Costs Are On The Rise – Here’s the Answer

An employee who is on leave affects the productivity and morale of an organization in many different ways.  How do you have a viable impact on rising employee healthcare and absenteeism costs? By implementing an effective Return to Work Program! Benefits of a Return to Work Program Return to Work (RTW) does more than just Read More »

August 23, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Do You Know How The Reasonable Suspicion Process Works?

Have you ever had a hunch an employee was under the influence of drugs or alcohol but you weren’t quite sure how to act on it? According to the The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, employers lose $100 billion a year due to substance abuse alone. This can come in the form of Read More »

August 22, 2018 - Heather Jackson

4 Ways to Support An Employee’s Return to Work

As an employer, you’ve figured out what accommodations need to be made when an employee goes out on leave. But what happens when they return to work? No matter how long an employee is gone, returning to work can be a challenging time for both the employee and the employer. Here are 3 powerful ways Read More »