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heat illness can be life threatening . . hang this osha-approved poster to help prevent heat illness

By Barrow Group Staff / June 29, 2022
  Avoid Heat Illness When it is hot outside, your body temperature can rise to dangerous levels. Normally, your body cools itself through sweating. However, in hot and humid weather, sweating is not enough and the result can be a heat illness....
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3 strategies employers can use to mitigate increasing benefits costs

By Barrow Group Staff / June 27, 2022
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Group Health Plans Must post pricing information on public websites!

By Barrow Group Staff / June 15, 2022
The Transparency in Coverage Final Rules (TiC Final Rules) require group health plans and health insurance issuers to disclose on a public website detailed pricing information in three separate machine-readable files (MRFs). Specifically, the following information must be ...
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Topics: Transparency In Coverage

cost of workers' compensation claims on the rise

By Barrow Group Staff / June 13, 2022
The workers’ compensation sector of the commercial insurance industry is generally a stable and profitable segment. However, the claims in this market have become costlier, with concerns over severity on the rise. While the frequency of claims has declined, several factors ...
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Topics: workers-compensation-premiums

June is national safety month

By Barrow Group Staff / June 08, 2022
The purpose of this event is to spread safety awareness to help prevent workplace injuries and fatalities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4,764 occupational fatalities and 2.7 million work-related injuries occurred in 2020 alone. These findings emphasize how vital ...
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Topics: National Safety Month

a Customer Complaint Policy very Important During Staffing Shortages

By Barrow Group Staff / June 07, 2022
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Topics: Customer Complaint Policy

Cannabis Businesses See Frequent D&O and Cyber Losses

By Barrow Group Staff / June 02, 2022
The legal cannabis market is growing rapidly. It was valued at $9.1 billion in 2020, and industry experts anticipate the cannabis industry will be worth $146 billion by 2025, making it one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States....
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Topics: Cannabis Businesses

Workplace technology: using an applicant tracking system

By Barrow Group Staff / May 31, 2022
According to Capterra, 75% of recruiters and talent managers use recruiting software or an applicant tracking system (ATS). This rate shows that while many employers are leveraging technology to improve the candidate experience and create efficiencies, others may still be ...
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Topics: Applicant Tracking System

memorial day:  more than just the day the pools open

By Barrow Group Staff / May 26, 2022
Memorial Day: Moment of Remembrance Memorial Day is a time for picnics, fun and festivities, but it is most importantly a time to remember those who have died in military service to the United States. In May of 2000 the first Moment of Remembrance was enacted asking that all ...
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Topics: Memorial Day and Taps Across America

demonstrate your commitment to safety at the construction site

By Barrow Group Staff / May 25, 2022
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Topics: Construction Site Safety Statement

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