Back injuries are a menace of all contractors, especially those in the flooring industry. Day-to-day activities — lifting heavy loads, hunching over for hours at a time and more can take a toll on workers’ backs. Moreover, before you know it, they’re in pain with little chance of permanent relief. Learn to lighten your workers’ loads and help them work with their heads instead of their backs.
As a risk consultant in Federated Insurance’s Risk Management Resource Center, Tony Borreson equips business owners and association members across the nation with information and resources aimed at helping keep their employees’ safe on the job. He meets with clients daily to help them recognize and mitigate their risks while helping them build and strengthen their risk management culture.