Posted on April 15, 2021
Workplace safety will always be a trending and important topic, but many companies fall short of achieving a hazard-free workplace. Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases its 10 most frequently cited standards from the year before. At Cornerstone Insurance Group, our loss control team wants to keep clients informed on how... Read More
Posted on March 02, 2021
After having lived in this pandemic for nearly one year, most of us are no stranger to the standard precautions: wash your hands and keep your distance. However, now that more and more people in non-essential industries are returning to work, there are health and safety standards that can keep your employees safe and productive. ... Read More
Posted on August 06, 2020
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases a list each year of the most frequently cited violations. Knowledge of these violations can assist you in identifying and correcting similar risks in your company. In November 2015, Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. OSHA citation fees... Read More
Posted on June 30, 2020
I am sure you don’t need to be told how dangerous fireworks are. As we approach the 4th of July weekend, many of us are planning to include fireworks at our BBQ’s and family get-togethers. Since there are inherent dangers using fireworks let’s review some safety tips to keep you and those around you safe... Read More
Posted on December 28, 2018
In 2014, there were 42,480 occupational injuries involving ice, snow, or sleet that required at least one day away from work to recover.
Posted on September 26, 2018
It’s no secret that hundreds of billions of dollars are spent annually on costs correlated to work-related injuries and illnesses.
Posted on June 21, 2018
Did I get your attention?
Posted on April 17, 2018
We do everything we can to prevent a claim, but eventually the inevitable occurs. Be prepared.
Posted on December 21, 2017
OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s) electronic reporting deadline is extended until midnight on Dec. 31, 2017.
Posted on December 14, 2017
Our previous blog discussed identifying some of the warning signs for workplace violence. Once you know the signs of a violent act, the best defense is to be aware of actions you can take now to mitigate exposures in your workplace so that you and your coworkers don’t become victims. The best defense against workplace... Read More
Posted on December 06, 2017
Workplace violence is an unfortunate fact of everyday life in the United States.
Posted on October 05, 2017
cyber security, risk management
The New York Times just reported that the Equifax breach was caused by the negligence of one employee. Despite the risk management and security measures the consumer credit reporting agency had taken to protect the sensitive data of its more than 800 million customers, it took only one person to make a single devastating mistake... Read More
Posted on March 03, 2017
Falls from ladders are consistently one of the top leading causes of occupational fatalities. Approximately 20 percent of fall-related injuries in the workplace involve ladders.
Posted on December 28, 2016
For the unprepared, workers’ compensation issues can be both confusing and costly. Fortunately for employers, there are ways to actively engage WC issues through risk management to influence their outcomes.