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Staying Healthy On the Job Site: 6 Health Tips for Construction Workers

Harbor America - Sep 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

When you're out on a construction job site all day, every day, it can be difficult to make sure that your health stays at the top of your priority list. Still, you don't want to start racking up sick days or find your overall health deteriorating. If you want to stay healthy on your job site, try some of these handy health tips!

Topics: Safety- Workplace Hazards- Risk Management- Safety Plan

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Your Construction Business NEEDS a Safety Plan: Here's Why

Harbor America - Jun 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Construction site safety is a hot topic of conversation lately. Everyone seems to have something to say about how to accomplish it, if the number of articles and blog posts published online are any indication. From must-implement procedures to DIY safety plan templates, the spectrum seems to be covered - except for one question.

Topics: Construction- Accident Prevention- Safety- tips for construction business owners- Workplace Hazards- Risk Management- Safety Plan

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Tips to Keep Your Construction Site Safe

Harbor America - Apr 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Running a construction site can be quite stressful. You may have more employees than you can keep track of, multiple pieces of equipment being used, and heavy pieces of construction material being moved around. Even if you don't know anything about the construction industry, this sounds dangerous.

Topics: Construction- Safety

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Watch Out for Common Workplace Hazards

Heather Lowery - Jan 9, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Construction work comes with some inherent risk. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) points out, "The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all industries." However, you can work to keep your company below that average by taking precautions. Workplace safety is essential not only for keeping your employees healthy and injury-free, but also to bolster job satisfaction and trust in the managers and the company, and to protect yourself against the expense of lawsuits and replacing injured workers. 

Topics: PEO- Construction- Compliance- Accident Prevention- Safety- HR

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Workers' Compensation 101

Heather Lowery - Dec 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

What is Workers' Comp?

Workers' Compensation is a form of insurance that provides a replacement wage as well as health benefits to help workers who become ill or injured on the job. In return for receiving a workers' comp settlement, the employee gives up their right to sue the employer. This can save the employer from multi-million-dollar lawsuits in return for providing healthcare coverage and wages while the person is out ill or injured for a predetermined amount of time. 

Topics: Accident Prevention- Safety- Human Resources- Worker's Comp

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Preventing Workplace Injuries: Our Top Tips

Heather Lowery - Nov 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM

 

Topics: PEO- Construction- Accident Prevention- Safety

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Prevent Construction Site Accidents: 6 Best Practices

Heather Lowery - Sep 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Construction Site Accidents:

It's no secret that construction sites are a dangerous place to work. Since 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,547 workplace fatalities reported in the US.

Topics: Construction- Accident Prevention- Safety

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