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William Blount & Associates Blog: 3_2016

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Managing Your Total Cost of Risk Part 1 of 2: Identification As a manufacturer, how do you quantify your true cost of risk? For example, if you are faced with a recall, how do you calculate your loss of reputation or market share? It is difficult, at best, to quantify this scenario. READ MORE >>

Protect Yourself From the Zika Virus The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus has recently been classified as a global public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Although the symptoms of the virus are generally mild, the virus may cause serious congenital disorders. READ MORE >>

Workers' Compensation Employer Responsibilities Part 3 of 3: Ways to reduce the cost! REDUCING THE COST OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE Workers’ compensation insurance premiums are determined primarily by the employer’s industry. READ MORE >>

     Ah, Ah, Achoo! All about Allergies If you are an allergy sufferer, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, about half of the U. S. population suffers from allergies. These negative reactions occur as a result of coming in contact with normally harmless substances. READ MORE >>

Workers' Compensation Employer Responsibilities Part 2 of 3: How does it work? COVERAGE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS  Employers subject to the TWCL’s coverage requirements must file written evidence of compliance with the Division, or, if self-insured, with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. READ MORE >>

     Stay Safe as You Pedal Did you know that some bicycle accidents can result in fatal head and other serious injuries in children? Before you and your family wheel your bikes out of the garage, remember these safety tips to remain safe and injury-free. Bicycle Safety Recommendations READ MORE >>

Workers' Compensation Employer Responsibilities Part 1 of 3: Who needs it? Workers’ compensation is a system of no-fault insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees for work-related injuries and diseases. READ MORE >>

  OSHA ENFORCEMENT & PENALTIES IN THIS ISSUE:  Steel Plant Ignores Hazards.  A steel plant exposed immigrant workers to numerous safety hazards. READ MORE >>

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