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8 months ago

Understanding Workers Comp Insurance: When You Need It and Why

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In 2017, over 5,000 workers were fatally injured at work. In just 1 year, medical benefits and wage loss compensation amounts to over $30 billion each. Without workers comp insurance, employers would be left making those payments out of their own pockets. And if you don’t have workers comp insurance for your employees, that could be you. With […]

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8 months ago

10 Workplace Safety Tips to Prevent Injury

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Did you know that a workplace injury occurs every 7 seconds? That adds up to over 500 injuries per hour, over 12,000 each day, and a staggering 4,500,000 annually.  The most troublesome aspect of these statistics is that almost all workplace accidents and injuries are preventable. A few simple steps to improve workplace safety is all you […]

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8 months ago

How to Choose the Best Workers’ Comp Policy

With 510 workplace injuries occurring every hour, your company cannot afford to go without workers’ compensation insurance. This type of policy protects your employees from having to pay impossible medical expenses. It  also prevents them from losing wages and protects your company from potential lawsuits and fees. But shopping for a workers’ comp policy that’s a […]

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10 months ago

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding PEO

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding PEO

What is a PEO?  PEO stands for Professional Employer Organization and it promises numerous benefits to small and mid-sized businesses. But, how can a business take advantage of leased employees and why many companies chose to do so? In this article, we are taking a closer look at this kind of co-employment to help you decide if […]

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10 months ago

A Complete Guide to Understanding Workers’ Compensation in Florida

A Complete Guide to Understanding Workers' Compensation in Florida

Workers compensation has been around longer than you might realize. In fact, ancient Sumerian laws included provisions for workers who were injured on the job. For many societies throughout history, taking care of injured workers has been an important responsibility for employers. In the U.S., workers compensation laws differ depending on the state. Workers compensation in Florida […]

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10 months ago

7 Tips to Help You Manage Workers Comp Costs in Florida

7 Tips to Help You Manage Workers Comp Costs in Florida

Workers comp costs can become a big burden for small businesses – and large ones, too. Are you doing everything you can to manage workers comp costs? There have been proposed cuts to the cost of workers comp in Florida, which is great news.This rate decrease would begin next year, allowing businesses to free up their funds […]

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An Employer’s Guide to Workers Comp Requirements in Florida

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Floridians lost 309 people as a result of workplace accidents and injuries in 2016. Up from the previous year, the number of accidents and fatalities in Florida is growing faster than anywhere else in the nation. The state outperforms the national average in falls, trips, slips, and exposure to harmful substances or environments. You might think that you […]

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Workers’ Compensation Classification Code

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Proper Workers’ Comp classification codes, Explained.  ​Even the National Council Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recognizes the complexity of the Workers’ Compensation classification system; however, proper classification is of most importance as it makes a big difference in rates and premiums.NCCI has created a system of 600 plus classification codes, with the intention of covering workplace exposures. […]

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