PEO Workers Compensation Premiums – You Get What You Earn

April 26th, 2016|

NAPEO recently conducted its Texas Leadership Council Forum in Austin, Texas.  One of the featured speakers was Texas Mutual’s Senior Manager of Corporate Underwriting.  He provided a thorough update of Texas Mutual’s position in the PEO marketplace as well as a brief industry overview. During his presentation, he was asked the following question:  “As Texas […]

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Intentional Risk Management Performance in Your PEO

November 4th, 2015|

Consider the award winning photograph on the right.  At first viewing, several thoughts might come to mind including

How do you plan for a photograph like this?
Was the photographer lucky or was he painstakingly intentional?
If it was pure luck, what are the odds of this occurring?
How many times did he try to get this photograph before […]

Safety Management Systems

November 4th, 2015|


During my corporate career I had the good fortune to work closely with Dan Petersen.  During his lifetime, Dan was considered to be one of the foremost thought leaders in the field of organizational safety.  Dan’s career included working for a workers compensation carrier, as a corporate safety manager, as an educator, and finally as […]

Risk Management Ethics – Intentional Conduct

October 29th, 2015|

Through the first 15 years of this century we have witnessed huge ethical blunders on many levels—both business and personal.  During 2015, a key PEO workers compensation insurance carrier collapsed due to the conduct of a large client.  This left the carrier’s other clients (PEO owners) in the position of having to scramble to secure […]

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Praxiom Friends and Client Event 2015 – “Living the Brand”

October 8th, 2015|

Hazard Communication

August 5th, 2015|

At #3 on OSHAs’ Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Safety Standards is Hazard Communication, also known as the “right-to-know law.”  This standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) alone accounted for 6,378 violations during 2010.   The Manufacturing sector leads the way for the most Hazard Communication penalties ($1,138,606 total penalties), followed by the Construction industrywith $731,720 in total penalties.

Working Safely with Chemicals!

The primary reasons for the citations were due to lack of chemical evaluations and identifications, insufficient labeling, not having Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) available for each product, and inadequate employee safety training.  […]

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PEO Workers Compensation – Selecting the Right Clients for Growth

August 5th, 2015|

In earlier articles we focused on workers compensation book of business performance and establishing/maintaining a strong carrier relationship.  This article will discuss growing your PEO’s workers compensation book of business in a profitable manner.

PEO workers compensation carriers allow PEOs to write a spectrum of risks.  Generally speaking, the ability for a PEO to write heavier […]

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