It's summertime and for many that means leisurely weekends on the river, lake or ocean on their boat or personal watercraft like jet skis.
Be Extra Careful Driving in Work Zones
Some of the riskiest locations for roadway collisions are work zones, as they often result in changes in traffic patterns and right of way, along with workers present and large commercial vehicles on the scene.
Every year, millions of Americans safely enjoy outdoor barbecues, but accidents do happen.
Outdoor Exercise Safety Tips
As we move into summer, many will want to exercise outdoors to stay active and get some fresh air. That’s great news, as experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week. Working out in hot and humid weather can put extra stress on your body; however, there are simple precautions you can take to protect yourself.
Identifying and Avoiding Phone Scams
Every year, people report fraud, identity theft and bad business practices to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement partners. According to FTC data, more than 2.8 million people reported fraud in 2021, and 1 in 4 said they also lost money. The median loss in scams that start with a call is $1,200, higher than any other contact method.
If you are just getting a business off the ground, have bought equipment and started hiring employees, insurance should be top of mind.
Over the next several decades, the population of U.S. seniors - people aged 65 and older - is expected to grow rapidly, from an estimated 54 million in 2019 to 81 million in 2040 and 95 million by 2060, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Employee well-being refers to the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social and financial health, which can often be influenced by various workplace dynamics (e.g., workload, connections with co-workers and available resources).
In response to growing heat-related illnesses in the workplace, Fed-OSHA has announced a new program aimed at preventing such illness.
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