While most work places provide health insurance for their workers as well as paying
for workmen's compensation, there are still many work sites that do not cover their workers. The importance of health insurance at the workplace cannot be under estimated. From factories to restaurants, health insurance at the workplace can mean the difference between a safe and stress free working environment to a stressful and anxious working environment. The old saying that providing protection means that while you wish to never have to use that protection, you would not want to be in a situation where that protection was not available.
The importance of health insurance at the workplace not only assures your employees of protection in case of injury or illness but also assures the employer of not having to face a lawsuit from an injured employee or one who became ill due to the workplace environment. No one wants to work without the protection of health insurance. The current job situation may be forcing some workers to accept employment without the protection of health insurance. However, their acceptance of employment on those terms does not strip those workers of resorting to the courtroom in case they do get hurt or ill on the job.
In some situations, an employee is warned to provide for his own health insurance as a condition of accepting employment. That might be another option to employers who are trying to lower their cost of doing business. In other situations, employers can ask their employees to willingly allow the premiums for their health insurance coverage at the workplace to be deducted from their paychecks. There are ways of getting health insurance coverage at the workplace and still keep operating expenses down. Whatever means is used; the importance of health insurance at the workplace can never be underestimated or neglected.