Posted on Jan 18, 2019
Associated Specialty Insurance Agency, Inc.
Winter brings festive holidays and cheer, and while spirits may be bright, weather is usually less pleasant. The 2019 Farmer’s Almanac predicts a colder-than-normal winter beginning in February, especially in the eastern part of the country. Low temperatures, strong winds and heavy precipitation levels bring about conditions that residents of the Northeastern coast often have to deal with in the winter. Snow, rain, sleet, and hail are considered bad conditions for drivers, but they can also greatly increase the risk of work injuries and accidents that lead to workers’ compensation claims. Below are the biggest workers’ compensation claim causes that workers’ compensation insurance brokers see in the winter as well as how employers can help manage them.