You can’t control every factor that helps determine your workers’ compensation costs, but you do have sway over one big one: your losses. Follow these three tips to help you avoid some of the pitfalls that lead to big workers’ compensation claims and higher premiums.
It’s important to have safety rules in place to avoid injuries at work. But what happens when an employee gets hurt while violating a company rule? Depending on the laws in your state, employees who are injured while breaking safety rules might not be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits.
Every state’s law is different, but typically employers are required to provide safe routes for employees from their vehicles into work. If an employee is hurt by falling in the designated parking lot going in or out from work, it could be considered a work injury.