• Post last modified:October 5, 2020
  • Post category:Insurance

Whether your a business owner or a regular employee, CT workers comp claims can be a difficult situation if the company doesn’t have great workers comp coverage.  Then it’s just a long and annoying headache for everyone.  But if the company does have great CT workers comp coverage, then the headache issues can by and large be avoided.

technician working 2 Here’s one of the key things that many businesses don’t realize:  CT workers comp coverage is not just for those businesses that are predominantly manual labor- based.    A worker can just as easily slip in your office and injure his or her back as can a construction worker trip over equipment and hurt themselves.  The moral of the story is simple: it can happen to any business!

For the purpose of today’s blog however , we’re going to discuss more ways to avoid CT workers comp claims in a  contracting or construction setting.  What can you do to avoid employee injuries? Here’s some tips that are easy to follow, and could save your employees immensely.

  • Use proper safety equipment, eye protection, ear plugs, steel toe footwear.
  • Machinery has proper safety measures, guards in place, emergency shut off.
  • Lifting techniques, safety belts, team lifting.
  • Make sure employees are alert, not overtired to prevent accidents while operating machinery.

If your company follows these simple tips, then their chances of employee injuries are going to be pretty low.  Nothing is for certain, and freak accidents can happen at any moment, but taking these few safety precautions can greatly increase your chances of a safe work environment.  We’ll return to these tips every month for a refresher in case you forget too!