Risk Mitigation

What are the clouds on your horizon? Rising healthcare and workers’ compensation costs, compliance with government laws and regulations, the risk of costly litigation - any one of these can endanger your profits, or even the very survival of your business. See our list of services designed to control the costs and risk to protect your assets.

At ESG, we have the background and expertise to handle the unemployment claims process quickly and efficiently.

For many employers, understanding the unemployment claim process is difficult. You need experience and know-how to properly document employee disciplinary procedures, conflict resolution, and terminations. At ESG, we have the background and expertise to handle these situations quickly and efficiently. This will minimize your time spent on these issues and improve your cost management. Here's how we help:

  • Immediate response to all unemployment claims filed by terminated employees
  • Collection and preparation of documentation to aid in the claims management process
  • Support at unemployment hearings to help refute illegitimate claims
  • Completion of mandated new hire reporting

Having the appropriate insurance coverage guarantees that the investment you and your employees have in your business is well protected against interruption or loss.

If you have concerns or questions about coverage, ask us. We can do a quick assessment of your business risk at no cost to you. Where necessary, ESG can provide a more thorough examination to determine exactly what insurance protection your business might need for either security or compliance. In most cases of when a critical gap is found, we can act quickly to get specific coverage in place before an unexpected loss occurs that can drastically affect your business.

ESG's team of experts is available to perform a complete investigation and then report on sensitive workplace situations.

When it comes to complaints of harassment or discrimination, or perhaps incidents involving drugs and alcohol, an outside third-party investigator provides an objective viewpoint. ESG's team of consultants is available to perform a complete investigation and then report on sensitive workplace situations.

Whether you have just a few or hundreds of employees, written HR policies and procedures can help protect your company.

ESG will customize the HR policies and procedures that serve as a road map for addressing workplace issues. Sample policies include: workplace health and safety, standards of conduct, leaves of absence, anti-harassment, drug and alcohol testing, and termination. Not only does this minimize liability, it provides the systems and policies needed to build a fair and consistent reputation.

When you need expert resources and solutions for handling sensitive employment practice issues, our HR consultants can help you.

We investigate, document and determine the best course of action, proactively addressing employment practices issues in the workplace such as harassment, discrimination, performance issues, and termination.

We can work with you to develop a safety and health program that will help keep your employees safe, minimize the negative financial effects of an injury, and keep your business in compliance with OSHA mandated standards. In the event of a workplace injury, our claims management expertise will also assist you by expediting the claim process and minimizing claims costs.

Our Risk Management solutions include:

  • Accident investigations
  • Coordinated drug testing
  • On site safety training and inspections
  • OSHA recording/compliance
  • Safety programs and manuals

ESG can help your business secure and manage reliable and competitively priced workers’ compensation insurance. Our workers’ compensation solutions include:

  • Aggressive claims management
  • Competitive pricing
  • E Mod management
  • Multi-state coverage
  • Pay-as-you go premiums
  • Return-to-work programs

With ESG handling compliance with complex and ever-changing government mandates, clients are able to focus on growing their companies without the worries of employer liability.

The rules and regulations governing employers are becoming increasingly complex. Understanding what is required to comply with government mandates is like playing a game where the rules constantly change. With ESG handling these issues and sharing their liability, our clients are able to focus on growing their companies without the worries of employer liability. Here are some of the services we provide:

  • Employer-related compliance notices and updates
  • Human resources training (anti-harassment, interviewing, supervisory, safety, etc.)
  • Customized employee handbooks and interpretation
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Employment forms and new hire packages
  • General HR consulting (difficult terminations, anti-harassment, compliance, hiring practices, conflict resolution, etc.)
  • Progressive disciplinary programs
  • Record keeping for employee-related transactions

Get a clear report of best practices or legal requirements for which processes should be created to add value to your organization and/or to obtain compliance.

ESG conducts an extensive review that will assess your current HR functions and processes to evaluate strengths and improvement opportunities. You will have a clear report of best practices or legal requirements for which processes should be created to add value to your organization, and areas of HR development that are necessary for compliance.