Preventing Workers’ Comp Fraud

Workers’ Compensation fraud is a widespread, expensive problem. The National Insurance Crime Bureau estimates it costs around $7.2 billion per year including employer, employee, provider and third-party administrator fraud. This article focuses on employee fraud prevention. Employee Fraud Defined When an employee knowingly makes a false representation of a material fact to obtain workers’ compensation […]

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A Workplace Wellness Program Can Increase Employee Satisfaction & Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs

A workplace wellness program offers clearly defined policies and activities which promote employee well-being. These may include informational sessions or hands-on activities. Studies show increasing employee well-being increases employee retention, morale, and productivity. It also reduces workers’ compensation claims, administrative costs, and minimizes your premiums. Basically, healthy employees cost you less. Return on Investment Evidence […]

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National Bath Safety Month Tips

January Is National Bath Safety Month and Partee Insurance wants to make sure your bathroom is safe for the seniors and children in your life. Sometimes an overlooked area, the bath or bathroom is often a common area where seniors have accidental falls. The good news is that these falls can be prevented with these […]

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Holiday Party Liability Concerns

Now that the holiday season is here, businesses typically throw a party for their staff to show their appreciation. You might invite customers to join in the festivities, too. However, holiday celebrations include risks and if you’re hosting a party you need to understand them. Here are some of risks surrounding holiday parties and what […]

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National Diabetes Awareness

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we want to keep you informed on how to protect you and your loved ones. Here is an infographic to you can save and print. American Diabetes Month infographic Infographic: Type 2 diabetes affects around 27.6 million Americans, and another 86 million are thought to have ‘prediabetes’, meaning […]

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How Hiring Subcontractors Can Impact Your Workers’ Comp Coverage

Businesses need to use extra caution when they hire subcontractors to perform work on behalf of their company. Companies may assume that their contractor has proper insurance to protect their employees, but this isn’t always the case. Unfortunately, your business is at risk when a sub-contractor does not protect their employees. It is important you […]

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Four Steps to Self-Improvement

In honor of self-improvement month, Partee Insurance has come up with a comprehensive list of what you can do to create small positive changes in your life. Eat Healthier: Live for not only today but for tomorrow and the future. Start to add more whole foods to your diet to help fight against disease such […]

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Reduce Your CA Auto Insurance Rates Without Sacrificing Coverage

Sourcing lower California auto insurance premiums doesn’t mean you have to cut your coverage. Insurance companies consider many factors when they calculate your premiums and you can use this to your advantage. Consider the following when shopping for insurance: Check Before You Buy Looking to buy a vehicle? Check the crash ratings, repair costs, and […]

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Baby Safety Month Checklist

Here at Partee Insurance, we want to make sure your family is safe and protected.   In honor of Baby Safety Month, we have compiled a list of things to look for in your home to ensure your child is safe. Clutter: Look for loose change, paper clips, staples, anything that could be considered a […]

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Cal/OSHA Recordkeeping Posting Reminder!

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA), was established requiring covered employers to provide safe working conditions in the workplace. Covered employers are required to post the OSHA 300A summary form. In California, employers who are covered by the Cal/OSHA regulations are required to post the annual 300A summary form beginning on February 1 through April 30. The summary form must be signed and certified by a company executive. Post the form in a common area where all employee notices are posted.

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Save Your Business From Employee Theft

Employee theft costs businesses an estimated hundreds of billions of dollars each year. “Business owners spend a significant amount of time and resources protecting their business from a variety of risks, whether it’s liability for their products or services or severe weather,” said Helen R. Savaiano, president of management liability at The Hanover Insurance.

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