ERNwest Blog

Safe Lifting Techniques

Lifting is a common activity in the workplace, and it is often forgotten that there are proper techniques that need to be followed to avoid …

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L&I Will Calculate Your 2023 Rates Soon!

Every year on June 1, the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) takes a snapshot of your workers’ compensation claim expenses to establish your unique …

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Distracted Driving Awareness

  April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month On a typical day, more than 700 people are injured in distracted driving crashes. Talking on a cell …

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OSHA Covid-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is withdrawing the vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS) issued on Nov. 5, …

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Are Your L&I Premiums as Low as They Could Be?

(Part 4 of 4) Over the last three installments, we’ve reviewed the Claims Free Discount, Medical Only Discount, and how to maximize your Retro refunds. …

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Wet Weather – Work Surfaces

Wet weather can be a nuisance. It makes travel difficult and causes wet messes in the buildings and places you work. Moreover, the wet walking …

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