Workers’ Compensation

Ensuring construction site safety with recommended tips

Construction workers face a high risk for injuries and even fatalities here in North Carolina, and this risk holds nationwide. For this reason, construction employers must take the following steps to ensure a safe workplace. Careful planning and risk management Everything starts with planning ahead for a given project. The managers of that project should …

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Study shows how larger companies benefit by neglecting safety

North Carolina residents who work for relatively large companies may want to know about the results of one international study. This study analyzed over 100,000 Oregon-based organizations and traced their survival during a period of 25 years. In the end, researchers were able to determine that companies that faced workers\’ compensation claims were 56% more …

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Checklists helps employers know what to record on OSHA\’s Form 300

Employers are expected to record significant workplace injuries and illnesses on OSHA\’s Form 300. OSHA has criteria as to what injuries and illnesses must be recorded, so employers in North Carolina and elsewhere should be familiar with these. However, even an informed employer may face the challenge of determining if a particular situation falls under …

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What you should do if you\’re injured at work in North Carolina

Most workers who are injured in Goldsboro or elsewhere in North Carolina work for businesses and corporations that employ more than a handful of employees. Owners of almost every business of any size are required to maintain workers\’ compensation insurance to remain in compliance with state law. Employees who are injured or become ill on …

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