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October 2, 2015 Amelia Wilcox

Worker’s Compensation Insurance: What are the Facts?

The last thing any business owner wants is for an employee to get injured on the job. But it’s a reality you need to prepare for.

And depending on a few factors, you may be legally required to have worker’s compensation insurance.

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Worker’s Compensation Requirements: Are You Covered?


Worker’s compensation insurance protects both workers and business owners. Employees who get injured on the job should get their care and rehabilitation covered. And employers’ assets need to be protected in the event of an accident.

Related: Can Office Massage Really Lower Worker’s Comp Claims?

Business.com gives a great overview of worker’s comp requirements. The coverage you may be legally required to have will depend on the state your company operates out of, the industry you work in, and the size of your business.

(Check out Business.com’s article on worker’s compensation here.)

 

Amelia Wilcox

Amelia Wilcox is the Founder and CEO of Nivati, a leader in corporate massage and employee mental health support since 2010. Her high-growth B2B company provides employee stress management tools that arm businesses with actionable data and positive employee experiences to improve wellbeing, boost morale, and increase engagement.

Amelia has exponentially grown her company from a solo living-room service business to an international technology brand.

Awards
Recently listed as a Forty Under 40, Fast 50, Inc 5000 Twice awarded National Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships
Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002
Member of American Massage Therapy Association
Served on Utah Worksite Wellness Council from 2012-2015

Education
Attended Utah College of Massage Therapy
Educated in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah

Publications
Massage Magazine (AMTA's publication)  

MENTAL HEALTH FOR THE WHOLE EMPLOYEE