As a business owner, you understand that your employees are one of your most valuable assets. They help you serve the customers who make your business a success. Therefore, you strive every day to provide a safe environment for your employees. Your company may even have a safety committee and review incidents so you can take steps to prevent accidents and injuries in the future.
However, even when business owners take every possible precaution, accidents and illnesses can still occur. Here are a few common situations experienced by employees:
- A worker at your production facility gets hurt while lifting heavy equipment.
- An employee working in your restaurant slips on the wet floor in the kitchen.
- Your office assistant develops a repetitive stress injury to his or her wrist.
- A worker becomes ill after inhaling chemicals in your manufacturing plant.
When one of your employees is affected by a work related incident it is critical to make sure that they get the medical treatment they need to recover and return to work as fast as possible. Not only do you want the best for your employees, your business operations can be affected significantly by an employees’ reduced productivity, inability to work, or extended absence.
ValueOne provides affordable workers’ comp insurance for small businesses. Our skilled team of insurance experts can help you determine what level of workers’ compensation insurance your small business requires to protect your company and provide for its valuable employees.