A/C REPAIR TECHNICIAN
SUMMER SAFETY
Tips on Preventing
Workers’ Comp Claims
JEFF HECHT
Payroll & PEO Expert
jhecht@sourceonepartners.com
RISKS TO AIR CONDITIONING REPAIR
COMPANIES IN SUMMER
Extreme heat and humidity makes summer a busy time for A/C
repair com...
INJURIES
CAUSED BY
A/C REPAIRS
HVAC Repair
Technicians often
report injuries while
on the job, including:
Muscle strains
...
Skin damage
such as frostbite
Eye damage and
sometimes blindness
Lung
damage
RISKS OF HANDLING REFRIGERANTS
Accidents when...
TO AVOID INJURIES,
A/C REPAIR COMPANIES CAN:
Invest in proper training in handling of refrigerants and safety equipment su...
SAFETY DURING
ROOFTOP REPAIRS
Workers called to repair rooftop units
should take special precautions to
prevent injury.
Co...
KEEPING WORKERS’ COMP
COSTS DOWN
Invest in proper safety equipment
Train workers appropriately
Take precaution when pla...
ABOUT SOURCEONE PARTNERS
SourceOne is a leading provider of PEO and payroll services in South Florida,
New Jersey, New Yor...
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Prevent Workers' Comp Claims: AC Repair Tech Summer Safety

HVAC repair is one of the leading occupations for job-related injuries in the nations. Extreme heat and humidity during the summer makes AC repair companies very popular, but can also cause additional risks to workers. Learn how to lower workers' comp costs by minimizing risks to your employees. SourceOne Partners is an expert in workers' compensation and PEO services. Please contact us at 561-674-0748 or visit us online at www.sourceonpartners.com to request a complimentary consultation.
Published on: Mar 6, 2016
Published in: Small Business & Entrepreneurship      
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Transcripts - Prevent Workers' Comp Claims: AC Repair Tech Summer Safety

  • 1. A/C REPAIR TECHNICIAN SUMMER SAFETY Tips on Preventing Workers’ Comp Claims
  • 2. JEFF HECHT Payroll & PEO Expert jhecht@sourceonepartners.com
  • 3. RISKS TO AIR CONDITIONING REPAIR COMPANIES IN SUMMER Extreme heat and humidity makes summer a busy time for A/C repair companies in Florida. In Florida, air conditioner repair companies that employ full or part-time workers are required by law to provide workers’ comp insurance. HVAC repair is one of the leading occupations for job-related injuries in the nation. THIS CAN BECOME COSTLY SINCE:
  • 4. INJURIES CAUSED BY A/C REPAIRS HVAC Repair Technicians often report injuries while on the job, including: Muscle strains Electrical shock Burns Injuries due to handling heavy equipment
  • 5. Skin damage such as frostbite Eye damage and sometimes blindness Lung damage RISKS OF HANDLING REFRIGERANTS Accidents when handling chemicals from refrigerants can cause:
  • 6. TO AVOID INJURIES, A/C REPAIR COMPANIES CAN: Invest in proper training in handling of refrigerants and safety equipment such as OSHA-approved safety gloves and goggles.
  • 7. SAFETY DURING ROOFTOP REPAIRS Workers called to repair rooftop units should take special precautions to prevent injury. Companies should: Provide workers with proper safety equipment to prevent falls Train in proper use of equipment Avoid placing workers on open rooftops during storms Avoid working on electrical systems in the rain
  • 8. KEEPING WORKERS’ COMP COSTS DOWN Invest in proper safety equipment Train workers appropriately Take precaution when placing workers on rooftops Follow guidelines provided by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to keep workers safe Comply with local and state laws
  • 9. ABOUT SOURCEONE PARTNERS SourceOne is a leading provider of PEO and payroll services in South Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The services SourceOne provides help companies reduce HR costs, minimize employer risk and liability, and relieve the administrative burdens of HR and payroll. If you are in need of workers’ comp or want to lower your rates, contact SourceOne Partners for a free quote at 561-674-0748 or visit sourceonepartners.com.

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