Business owners have the absolute responsibility for the day-to-day health, safety and welfare of employees and worksite visitors. To make your work place safer, know the three common areas of risk: people, environment and company.
Keeping your employees safe and healthy is good for your business. To do that:
Heavy equipment, electrical hazards, even keyboards can pose health threats to your employees. For a safer workplace environment:
Safety starts with a company’s leadership. To establish and communicate your vision, mission, policies and trust:
If you have any employees, most states require you to have an active workers compensation policy to insure coverage for those employees against a workplace injury. In most cases, the owners of a sole-proprietorship or a partner in a partnership are not considered employees and have the option whether to cover themselves or not.
For more information about workplace safety and disaster preparedness, visit these sites:
For more information about insurance for business owners, contact Erie Insurance Group or your local Erie Insurance Agent.