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Office wellness programs viewed beneficial by workers

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Office wellness programs viewed beneficial by workers
Through workplace wellness programs, employees are approaching their work with more energy and motivation.Fifty-one percent of program participants feel wellness benefits encourage them to work harder and perform better and another 59 percent say they have more energy to be productive at work as a result of their participation in employer-sponsored wellness programs.Nearly half of employees agree that employer-sponsored wellness programs would encourage them to stay in their current employment s...
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Find informative insurance articles in The Glatfelter Agency Newsletter
Insurance-related articles including Commercial Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits and Personal Insurance are featured in the current edition of Risk Issues, including: Role of traffic accidents in workers' compensation. Hacked! Commercial communication risks. Five key healthcare-reform considerations for HR. Wealthy Americans fear lawsuits but lack sufficient coverage. Select the appropriate self storage facility Homeowners insurance offers financial protection from late winter wate...
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Roadwork safety for workers and motorists

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Roadwork safety for workers and motorists
There are many dangers surrounding worksites on roads and highways. It is important to for workers and motorists to be aware of these hazards and learn what can be done to stay safe.Work zone awarenessHave a planA written Traffic Control PLan (TCP) can be the foundation for safety in a work zone. The plan should outline the work to be performed and the movement of trafffic duiring each phase of a project.Slow trafficThe signs a driver or pedestrian sees before entering a work zone can influence ...
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Managing workers' compensation independent contractor exposures
It can be challenging for contractors to manage independent contractor exposures on the job site. One of the most effective ways to mitigate the exposure is to require contractors to carry workers' compensation insurance and take reachable steps to verify that such coverage is in place.Additional steps to help reduce this exposure include: Check the state statutes for independent contractor qualifications. Seek legal advice for clarification as needed. If the state requires independent contr...
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Disaster preparation: Tornadoes

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Disaster preparation: Tornadoes
It's important to know what to do and how to prepare for emergency situations. Natural disasters, like tornadoes, can strike at anytime. Plan ahead and be informed. Know the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning. Tornadoes are capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects through the air. A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. Although severe tornadoes a...
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The Glatfelter Agency Newsletter is now available

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The Glatfelter Agency Newsletter is now available
Find informative insurance articles in Risk Issues, including: The FMLA comes of age: New rights for military families. Political risk must be folded into ERM. Like it or not, the fiduciary standard is coming. Medical services for claims 20 or more years old. Wishful thinking? Workers planning to work longer to keep health coverage. Verify that your dwelling limits are adequate - 65 percent may be underinsured. Annuity choice driven by pension plan rules. And more!Find these insurance articles a...
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