Churches and private schools need to take a proactive role to prevent injuries on their property. Nonprofit organizations, report tens of thousands of work-related injuries to their employees every year.
As an employer, it is important to look for areas where you can improve safety and reduce accidents.
Sometimes this only requires a minor change, while other times it could require your church or private school to spend additional monies to help protect your staff.
While workers’ compensation insurance is there to provide financial protections for your nonprofit organization and the employees who work there, it should be viewed as a last resort option.
Please use the following guidelines to help your nonprofit organization to reevaluate safety procedures, develop and implement new risk management practices and procedures for your employees.
It is important for your church or private school, to identify areas of concerns that may cause an employee to experience a work related accident. Below is a short list of guidelines to help prevent injuries and assist you in adding to your existing church risk management program.
Many workers’ compensation insurance claims, can be dramatically reduced if not completely prevent injuries through the use of property lifting techniques. Help prevent injuries by reminding your employees to use proper lifting techniques at your quarterly staff meetings, serves as a reminder for everyone.
Here are a few lifting guidelines you can prevent injuries in your next school safety meeting.
During your quarterly meetings we recommend for your church and private school leadership team, to ask your support staff for ideas they see would help reduce injuries. Sometime your best resource for information comes from your employees, as they see and feel pain related to different task they perform.
Please review a few more ideas on how to prevent injuries.
All your staff bring value and have ideas on how to reduce risk. Through these safety meetings, you may discover other areas that may need to be addressed which can help reduce church liability insurance claims in the future.
Integrity Now Insurance Brokers is here to help you identify areas where you could prevent injuries to your church and private school staff.
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