COVID-19 Relief Bill: Summary of H.R. 6201

On March 14th, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201; the Families First Coronavirus Response Act bill.  On March 18th, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 6201, intending to extend additional assistance to individuals affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The...

Coronavirus: Are You Liable for Workplace Exposure?

The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – a respiratory virus that can cause fever, cough, difficulty breathing and, in less than 3% of cases, death – has caused panic among citizens in areas where patients have been identified. This...

2020 Brings Changes to Cal/OSHA Reporting

Be safety aware and lower your workers’ compensation premiums.On January 1, 2020, changes to Cal/OSHA’s reporting requirements went into effect, making them even more specific than before and adding confusion for employers in the state who are struggling to juggle...

Safety is Key in Workers’ Comp Cost Control

The key to controlling workers’ comp costs is to take a more proactive approach that shifts the focus onto safety, which is an approach known as “loss control.” Loss control is the practice of making a workplace safer by implementing and consistently managing proper...