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Some of the nation’s top risk managers often share their secrets with the world through published articles and on social media. We have been tracking these tips over the past year and thought we might share a few of them with you.

Trip and fall injuries from Disney – With the millions of people and employees walking around their parks, Disney protects itself by making sure all walkways are clean and clear of hazards. Having well lit parking and sidewalks can also cut down on accidents.

Home Depot prevents back injuries – Most Home Depot employees use a flex back type of product that provides support for employees while lifting and stretching. Offering safety equipment to employees that need it can reduce sprains and strains.

Safe driving from FedEx – FedEx delivers millions of packages every day and uses over 90,000 vehicles to do it. The best way to prevent auto accidents is education and training. Every driver should be trained in the following areas; driving in adverse weather, distracted driving, vehicle inspections, driver wellness, and hazardous materials safety.

As a business owner, you go to great lengths to provide a safe working environment for your employees. Workers’ compensation continues to be a significant cost driver for most employers, and understanding all the factors that can drive your workers' compensation cost can often be complex and time consuming.

To protect employers from lawsuits resulting from workplace accidents and to provide medical care and compensation for lost income to employees hurt in workplace accidents, in almost every state, businesses are required to buy workers compensation insurance. Workers compensation insurance covers workers injured on the job, whether they're hurt on the workplace premises or elsewhere, or in auto accidents while on business. It also covers work-related illnesses.

Workers compensation provides payments to injured workers, without regard to who was at fault in the accident, for time lost from work and for medical and rehabilitation services. It also provides death benefits to surviving spouses and dependents. 

Fourrier Agency, Inc., a third Generation-Louisiana owned agency, represents the most stable and financially secure companies in the marketplace today. We shop multiple A rated companies for you to provide a variety of options to choose from.

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