The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for promulgating rules, performing inspections, and levying fines related to workplace safety. In the following Commonwealth Insights post, we discuss what every employer should know about OSHA penalties, surviving inspections, and the resources available to develop safety programs.
Return to Work (RTW) programs, which often include a “light duty” option, benefit both employers and employees if utilized correctly, particularly if the program is used to transition employees hurt on the job back to normalcy. Below, we discuss some terminology, plus how employers can build an effective RTW program.
Commonwealth Insurance Advantage has a special place in our hearts for the Dementia Society of America®. Check out our article on the Step2Raise Dementia & Brain Health Awareness challenge and Commonwealth’s philanthropic arm here.
Recently, Commonwealth Insights sat down with Kevin Jameson, head of the Dementia Society of America (DSA) to discuss the organization’s outreach efforts and how we can all get involved and informed.
The death toll from Hurricane Irma now hovers around 80 people, and estimates say that 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historically strong storm ripped through Florida and the Southeast. Read More
Nursing homes and health care facilities have some of the highest injury rates in the country. A review published in the American Journal of Public Health found that it ranks up there with construction, trucking and meatpacking in nonfatal injuries. Read More
The world of reimbursement for elder care, and caregiving more generally, can be confusing, but with certain state programs, relatives and others close to an adult in need of help with daily life can be compensated for their work.