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What You Need to Know about Workers Comp Insurance

In the event that one of your staffers gets injured on the job, workers’ compensation insurance will cover his or her medical costs and wages during the recovery period. The Basics Workers’ compensation insurance benefits are available to employees who are injured or become ill as a result of a work-related incident. If one of your employees is injured on the job and is medically...

Take Precautions to Prevent Heat Illness

Working outside is common for construction workers, but it requires specific safety precautions in order to avoid heat illness. Hot weather, especially when combined with strenuous physical labor, can cause body temperatures to rise to unsafe levels. This fact sheet from OSHA gives recommendations for staying cool, recognizing symptoms of heat illness, and providing treatment. Feel free to post this for your employees to see....

The Impact of COVID on Our Lives Two Years Later

We’ve been through a lot these past two years. It’s easy to admit that the COVID-19 pandemic has made an impact on our lives. Now our new survey takes a look at how. Our wide-ranging survey on several societal changes, post-pandemic, asked questions from the importance of financial security to the pros and cons of returning to work. Some results were a little surprising. FEELING...

How Many Miles Can a Car Last?

What is considered high-mileage? Typically, putting 12,000 to 15,000 miles on your car per year is viewed as “average.” A car that is driven more than that is considered high-mileage. With proper maintenance, cars can have a life expectancy of about 200,000 miles. But whether you reach that in two years or 10 years, it doesn’t have to mean the end of your vehicle’s life....

Fast Fix: How to Defog Your Windshield

Maintaining good visibility is one of the most important elements of safe driving. That means paying extra-close attention to your windshield by replacing worn wipers to combat rainstorms and clearing away ice and snow in the winter. But there’s one more windshield-related problem that can appear in an instant: fog. Depending on the weather conditions, it’s possible for your entire windshield to become foggy in...