Real cost of workers compensation

There are many hidden costs associated with workers’ compensation claims that most employers do not recognise right away, such as: – Recruiting new or temporary staff to replace the injured employee. – Training costs for new employees. – Loss of productivity during employee transition. – Transfer of an employee from one department to fill in

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Workplace Violence: Three Measures To Stay Safe

By: Express Employment Professionals Occupational violence is a scary subject. We spend a majority of our time at our job and being safe is something many take for granted. This isn’t to say that it is inevitable that a violent uprising will overtake your place of employment, but being prepared or aware of the potential

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Portable Fire Extinguisher: How to?

ALWAYS REMEMBER: YOUR SAFETY FIRST- PROPERTY SECOND Before you ever use a portable fire extinguisher, you better know the extinguisher to use for each fire class: ( A ) for fires involving combustibles like wood or paper ( B ) for flammable liquids and gases ( C ) for fires where electricity may be present

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Focus on Safety

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) was instituted in 1994 in South Africa. The OHSA gives workers some rights in health and safety in the workplace. The regulations in the Act give employers guidelines on matters such as first aid, drinking water, washing facilities, protective clothing, machinery, stacking and packing, ladders, fire, ventilation, lighting,

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