Entries by SMART Safety

What is EMR, and How Does It Increase Profit?

What is EMR? In general, the Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is a number that insurance carriers use to determine a company’s risk. The higher the risk, the higher the EMR and Workers’ Compensation insurance premiums. In fact, it is somewhat like our credit history. And it follows us everywhere. As such, it can have either […]

The Complete Guide to Construction Safety and ROI

Construction Industry Insight Construction is one of the oldest and most important industries in the world. Plus, it’s one of the most complex, with a range of stakeholders and regulations to follow. However, construction safety is vital in this dangerous industry. Further, the construction industry has been facing challenges for the last few years. To […]

OSHA COVID-19 ETS Compliance Plan for Employers

Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS): a method by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to reduce the spread of Covid-19 In December 2021, a federal appeal regarding the Biden Administration’s mandate-or-test emergency vaccine rule made a shocking decision. A Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals with a three-judge panel overturned the blockage that kept the rule from […]

What is the New Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse?

The Clearinghouse is a new government-run program database that requires all motor carriers to submit drug and alcohol testing information and violations about their drivers. This helps to provide safer roadways and eliminate drivers with repeat violations from simply finding a new company to work for and continuing their unsafe habits. This database provides an […]