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Experience We have been providing quality insurance for all types of rural and farm business including Custom Harvest insurance for over 25 years. We are an Agribusiness firm and no risk is to small or to large. We insure long haul trucking, cargo, home, auto,Farm Owners, Feed Mill and Elevator coverages. We also are an excellent source for life insurance, health insurance, annuities, IRA Accounts. Knowledgeable Staff Every person in our office knows how to serve your account. Competitive Rate We strive to provide quality insurance at reasonable rates. Availability We can be reached 24/7 via telephone, fax, E-mail, or our website. We want to be there for you. Meeting Your Needs We cater to the Agri Business at every level of production and service. forage, We insure Custom Harvesters of all small grain and cotton and you will get the same attention if you run 1 or 20 machines. If you are a farm owner we can insure your home, auto, crops, and machinery. If you own an Elevator, or are involved in agribusiness of any kind and we can help you with your risk management needs. We are able to do all types of confined animal insurance, hogs, feed lots, etc. . We have great irrigation rates for center pivots. If you need any agri business protection check us out. Customer Support We sponsor and attend safety meetings to provide a safe worksite. Rodgers & Associates Team Rodgers & Associates is committed to being one of the premier independent insurance agencies in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Our commitment is to provide customers with the best insurance value and service available, while maintaining the highest ethical standards and credibility with our clients, carriers, and the public. From Phillipsburg, Kansas we serve clients in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Missouri and Colorado. Rodgers & Associates is a general independent insurance agency with a broad range of Commercial, Personal, Life, and Health products. We’ve aligned ourselves with some of the finest carriers to deliver these products to you. Established in the summer of 1970 as a one-man operation, Rodgers & Associates has grown to one of the premier insurance agencies in the Great Plains States. From our location in Phillipsburg, Kansas we serve middle America. Rodgers & Associates is currently owned and operated as a corporation and has over three decades of service history.
Smooth Out The Risk Wrinkles In An Aging Workforce

mp900448577-smallDemographic changes in today’s workplace are impacting the way risk managers handle lost Productivity, the cost of wage replacement, and skyrocketing workers comp premiums that are created by the health problems their employees face. Chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, back problems, respiratory disease, and diabetes are far more prevalent among workers aged 55 and above. These workers account for an ever-greater share of the labor force, than among younger employees.

Employers who promote healthy life style choices offer an effective way to reduce health related costs. Experts recommend taking these steps:

  • Encourage workers to educate themselves about their health problems.
  • Offer health risk appraisals to employees.
  • Introduce disease management programs to promote healthy behavior.
  • Make healthy food options available.
  • Encourage exercise.
  • Discourage unhealthy habits. For example, make the workplace tobacco free.
  • If you have a fairly large workforce, provide on-site medical facilities.
  • Use employee assistance programs (EAPs) to help with family and home issues that often emerge when managing long term chronic conditions.
  • Create mobility throughout the day. Being sedentary or standing for long periods can create problems for employee with health conditions.
  • Conduct periodic ergonomic assessments.
  • Encourage breaks in concentration and focus by dividing tasks into shorter cognitive units.
  • Establish a safety committee that recognizes and rewards valuable safety suggestions.
  • Build in accountability for the workplace health and safety committee at the supervisory level.

Of course, these guidelines apply equally to all of your employees.

To learn more, feel free to give a call.

Kimberly Beach
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