Safety First: Preventing Workplace Injuries
Workplace injuries and illnesses can have a severely detrimental effect on your business. They are likely to demoralize your employees, reduce productivity, and may result in significant expenses accrued through increased workers’ compensation premiums and costly litigation. An ongoing series of on the job injuries can also lead to regulatory investigation and fines if your company is found to be in violation of established standards and legal requirements. To maximize the safety of your employees and minimize the needless hassles of resolving the aftermath of workplace injuries, it is in your best interest to thoroughly assess the conditions in your facility.
The experienced Des Moines business lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., can advise you about the particular requirements for your business and help you ensure full compliance. Contact us today by calling (877) 327-2600.
Tips to Safeguard Your Workplace
With every kind of business and every unique workspace there are different dangers that can threaten the health and wellbeing of your employees. Accordingly, there may be specific hazards that you must consider in addition to the typical employer. But regardless of the nature of your company, there are certain universal precautions that you may take, including:
- Regular and proper maintenance of safety equipment
- Safety training for all employees
- Frequent inspection of buildings, wiring, pipes, and other infrastructure
- Persistent monitoring for slip and trip hazards
We understand that you care about the health of your employees, and we care about the health of your business, too. Contact the Des Moines business lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (877) 327-2600.