By Patti Maluchnik, CIC, CBIA, Account Executive Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Even in today’s world, many companies still don’t have a workplace safety manual. And if they do, it’s usually outdated or too long and confusing. In the construction industry, a job can be completely shut down if OSHA requirements aren’t closely followed. Not … Continue reading OSHA Safety: Assembling a Manual So Employees Know Their Rights
By Remmie Butchko, CIC Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD The world of insurance underwriting has changed to keep up with today’s business world. It used to be buyers submitted an insurance application along with 3-5 years of loss history, they received a quote and then a policy was issued if the quote was … Continue reading How Workers Compensation Underwriters are Looking at You
Since many of our clients work in what OSHA considers high-risk industries, we wanted to issue a quick reminder about OSHA’s final Form 300 rule and the accompanying deadlines. OSHA’s Form 300 for 2016 data: Log of Work-Related Injury and Illness data was due at the end of 2017. This was the first time that … Continue reading OSHA 300A Posting Reminder
By: Ben Simmons, Account Executive 301-681-9645 x. 219 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a new rule that will require certain employers to electronically submit their company’s onsite injury and illness data. The new rule became effective January 1, 2017 and will affect the following two groups: Companies with 250 or more … Continue reading **UPDATED** OSHA’S NEW ONSITE INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA RULE: IS YOUR BUSINESS AFFECTED?