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William Blount & Associates Blog: 1_2017

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently unveiled its top 10 most frequently cited violations. The agency reports the leading causes of workplace injuries during its fiscal year (October through the following September). READ MORE >>

Under Tennessee law, a health insurance plan is required to offer coverage to dependent children until at least 24 years of age for a child who is unmarried and financially dependent on his or her parent. Coverage must continue beyond the plan’s limiting age for disabled dependents. READ MORE >>

The way project owners evaluate and manage risks on construction projects and make fiscally responsible decisions to ensure timely project completion are crucial to their success. Since private owners cannot afford to gamble on a contractor whose reliability is uncertain or who could end up bankrupt halfway through the job, a surety bond is a great safety net for the investment. READ MORE >>

It’s always important to gain better control over your rising workers’ compensation costs. One solution to shift your focus from solely trying to minimize lost - workday incidence to a more holistic approach. READ MORE >>

UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSURANCE POLICY We understand that you might not be interested in reading the fine print of your insurance policy. But since an insurance policy is a legal contract between the insured - you or the entity being insured - and the insurer, it’s important for you to understand policy basics. READ MORE >>

OSHA recently released new recommended practices for safety and health programs in construction as part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to help employers keep their workplaces safe. OSHA believes that small businesses can especially benefit from the new resource, as they may not have regular access to safety and health specialists. READ MORE >>

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, are often used as recreational toys - although some businesses have begun to explore how they can be used commercially. Now, a recent report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has shown that the potential market value... READ MORE >>

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