The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 32 percent of injuries involving missed workdays in 2014 were the result of musculoskeletal disorders. Overexertion and cumulative trauma were the biggest factors in these injuries. And these injuries can happen in a variety of workplaces from offices to grocery stores to warehouses. (Have you ever tried […]
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Commissioner John D. Doak informed insurance companies that sell earthquake policies in Oklahoma that the earthquake insurance market is noncompetitive. The order will change the way insurers file their rates with the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID). “There needs to be a valid basis for any rate increase,” Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak said. “My […]
A decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court could cause a jump in workers’ compensation rates. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) supplemental advisory loss cost filing received today by the Oklahoma Insurance Department shows an overall increase in loss costs of 3.4 percent. The increase was attributed to the April 12 Court ruling in […]
EPLI covers businesses against claims by workers that their legal rights as employees of the company have been violated. The number of lawsuits filed by employees against their employers has been rising. While most suits are filed against large corporations, no company is immune to such lawsuits. Recognizing that smaller companies now need this kind […]
INGREDIENTS – SERVINGS 6-8 1(4 -5 lb) pork roast (shoulder or butt) 2teaspoons garlic, minced, dehydrated 2teaspoons onions, minced, dehydrated 1⁄4teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground 1⁄4teaspoon cayenne pepper, ground 1teaspoon liquid smoke 1liter Coca-Cola (or other brand of cola) 1(20 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce (Can’t go wrong with Head Country) DIRECTIONS Place roast in a 5 quart crock pot. Season with garlic, onion, […]
A Business Owner Policy, or BOP, may be what your need as a small or medium-sized business owner. A BOP covers your business for property and liability and helps keep your assets safe. Learn more in this video produced by Russell Productions in NYC in association with the I.I.I.
Workers’ Compensation’s Inefficient Delivery At the 67th Annual SAWCA Convention, Frank Neuhauser, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Social Insurance (CSSI) at University of California at Berkeley, opened this keynote session by discussing the future of workers’ compensation. He noted that the current system does not efficiently address the issues that employers […]
OBI has added an application by RPost that will encrypt information that is sent electronically. To ensure our clients’ sensitive information electronic communication of this nature will be sent encrypted. You can rest assured we have added more layers of security for your protection. Once you receive one, you will see how simple the process is. […]
Employers know the benefits that accrue when employees embrace safety and live it every day. But what’s in it for the employees? Plenty, according to safety consultant Kevin Burns. Keep reading for a list of benefits to employees who buy in to safety and tips on providing the right tools to drive employee engagement. Among […]
In recent years, there have been an increasing number of costly computer hacking attacks against large companies, such as Target and Home Depot. But smaller companies face computer liability risks as well. Virtually all businesses use information technology (IT) in some way—to communicate via email, to provide information or services through a website, to store […]
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