workplace injury blog

Top 10 Costly Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Many employers take great care in complying with safety regulations on site to ensure their employees and their pockets remain untouched. What company wants to lose valuable employees to an easily preventable injury?

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Flu Season Ahead

100 million work days were lost to the flu during the last flu season. That’s an estimated $10 billion in loss! And this doesn’t even cover days lost to employees’ needing to stay home or leave early to care for loved ones with the flu. So how does this happen?

Sitting is the New Smoking

Recent studies have indicated that sitting for a long period of time can be associated with numerous health concerns including but not limited to diabetes, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and foggy brain. For employers and employees alike, this is nerve-racking considering the majority of us spend a good part of our work-day sitting at […]

NYS New Minimum Salary Requirements

Last Minute and Not Well Publicized – By Christine Ippolito SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Founding Principal at Compass Workforce Solutions, LLC When I see advertisements for doing business in New York State, there’s always this sense of conflict.  I started my own business here on Long Island, servicing clients’ HR needs across New York State with a […]

You’re Going to Wear That…to Work!?

Many companies allow their employees to dress more “casually” during the summer months. It is fully understandable if employees want to wear more comfortable clothes when it’s hot and humid outside, but where do you draw the line? Wearing less clothing will help employees stay cool but it may give a bad impression if you […]

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