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May 2018 Archives

Insurtech startup could reduce work injuries with new tech

Employers and employees in Louisiana are probably aware of the dangers they face in the workplace. Many are unforeseeable, which explains why on-the-job accidents cost businesses and insurers hundreds of billions of dollars each year in workers compensation claims. However, an insurtech startup based in Iowa is providing devices that may help reduce accidents and streamline the investigation of workers compensation claims.

Seven tips for hot work safety

"Hot work" is a term that many factory owners in Louisiana are probably familiar with. It refers to processes like burning and welding that can ignite fires and explosions, so there is always a safety risk attached to it. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board has released a new fact sheet that gives much critical information about hot work safety.