Workplace Health and Safety. Workers’ Compensation

Occupational safety and health also commonly referred to as workplace health and safety is an area concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of the people engaged in work environment. The main statute protecting the health and safety of workers is the Occupational and Safety Health Act (OSHA).

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Employers should send their workers home in the same condition they came in. Costs associated with incidents, including lost costs, worker’s compensation claims, insurance costs and legal fees are minimized in a safe work environment. The total economic cost of work-related injures, illnesses or even deaths for 2009 is estimated to be $168.9 billion. The amount of money that is spent for worker’s compensation is very significant. Worker’s compensation laws protect people who are injured on the job. They are designed to ensure that employees who are injured or disabled on the job are provided wiWorkplace-Safety-Signth fixed monetary awards. The estimated total time lost because of the unsafe working conditions is 95 million days. That is why  workplace safety is very important and it’s employers’ primary job to provide their workers with the safe working conditions.

If you’re doing safety effectively in a business world, it’s going to relate to fewer schedule interruptions, which will minimize companies’ costs and will save people’s lives!

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SpyFu – Top Reported Key Words – Legal Terms Top List

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This short article is our second is a series of blog postings targeted at online advertising and key words in the legal services market.

According to information reported by SpyFu, a Search Engine Optimization (“SEO”) company that specializes in building Key Word Ad Campaigns, legal words top the list of key words with the Highest Cost Per Click.

The above list was an extract taken from the Top 100 Key Words With the Highest Cost Per Click List published by SpyFu.  Additional information can be found at the following link: http://www.spyfu.com/TopList.aspx?listId=3

Law firms are beginning to spend a significant amount of their marketing the most budgets in online advertising and are targeting some of lucrative personal injury, workers’ compensation and product liability cases in the market such as those for mesothelioma and asbestosis.