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When is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Compensable?

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Carefully evaluating workers’ compensation claims is crucial in helping your company save money and prevent fraud. Workers’ compensation is simply a form of insurance that offers employees medical coverage in the event they are injured during a work-related function. Depending on the state of residence, it may also give compensation for disabilities sustained or cover […]

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Reacting to Scalds and Burns in Restaurants

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Scalds and burns are a potentially life-changing injury that can lead to severe pain, lost time at work and permanent damage to skin. Working in a restaurant puts you at particular risk of scalds. It is important that you use extreme caution when working with or around hot liquids or steam, and that you know […]

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Winery Risk Management

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Owning a winery can present a variety of often overlooked risks that present serious threats to the business if they remain unaddressed. By purchasing proper coverage and implementing good risk management programs, wineries can successfully reduce their exposures. What’s Right for You? When identifying the risks your winery faces, it is important to consider everything […]

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Cleanliness to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses

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Foodborne illnesses, such as E. Coli and salmonella, can make patrons and employees extremely ill. These microorganisms are easily transferred to food and kitchen surfaces during storage, preparation and serving. Minimize contamination risks with these safety precautions. Personal Hygiene  Before working in the kitchen and throughout your shift, maintain proper hygiene to prevent the spread […]

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Creating a Workers Compensation Process

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For the unprepared, workers’ compensation (WC) issues can be both confusing and costly. Fortunately for employers, there are ways to actively engage workers compensation issues to influence their outcomes. Through management controls and active involvement in the WC process, your organization can effectively influence related costs. To do so you will have to establish a […]

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Life Events That Affect Your Insurance Needs

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As we age and reach different milestones in our lives, our insurance needs change. In order to ensure adequate coverage, contact Joseph M. Wiedemann & Sons, Inc. if you’re affected by any of the following life events: New home ownership— Purchasing a new home is a big investment—one that you will want to protect. After […]

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Pandemic Flu & Other Illnesses

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Influenza, although commonly confused with the stomach flu, is a viral infection focusses its attack on your respiratory system, thus affecting the nose, throat and lungs.  An influenza pandemic could strike your community at any time. It is important to be prepared in order to lessen the impact a pandemic may have on you and […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities – January 2018

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Troubling Lack of Cyber Concern by CFOs Gone are the days when chief financial officers (CFOs) solely had to focus on managing their organization’s financial risks. These days, CFOs need to think about the costs of cyber security as well as the costs associated with not having enough of it. When their security tools are […]

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A New Year, A New You

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Planning for a Future of Financial Stability Obtaining the peace of mind financial stability brings starts with reviewing your current financial resources. This is important because your financial resources affect not only your ability to reach your goals, but your ability to protect those goals from potential financial crises. These are the resources you will […]

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Holiday Safety: Don’t Drink and Drive

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Someone dies in an alcohol-related traffic accident every 45 minutes in the United States. A startling statistic, this problem is compounded during the holiday season when more drivers are on the roads and alcohol is frequently included in the festivities. Designate a Driver The safest choice when driving is not to drink at all. If […]

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