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September 13, 2018

Robotics and Workers’ Compensation

American manufacturers are moving to using more robotics in their factories, plants and distribution centers.…
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August 3, 2018

Mike, The Risk Manager’s Story: It’s Like Magic

In risk management, we usually say, the more data the better.  We don’t use crystal…
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July 2, 2018

Hannah’s Story: Calendars, Muffins and HR

Our company feels like a family, even though we operate four warehouses across the county.…
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June 6, 2018

Artificial Intelligence in Workers’ Compensation and OSHA Compliance

Compliance commentators have recently begun talking about how Artificial Intelligence (or AI) may impact compliance…
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May 11, 2018

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on The Workers’ Compensation Claims

Pain isn’t what it used to be. Now, there are more effective treatments for long-lasting…
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April 9, 2018

Written Policies and Reasonable Suspicion: The Clearest Way to Handle Drug Screening Post Accidents and Injuries

States differ in their laws regarding when an employer can test an employee for drug…
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March 15, 2018

Stressing about your Workers’ Compensation Audit? 7 Ways to Eliminate that Stress

Audits are never fun. They bring to mind twitchy government officials poking through your papers…
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January 30, 2018

How to Beat the Turnover-Injury Cost Cycle.

Most business owners understand that workplace injuries may lead to high turnover rates. We now…
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December 28, 2017

Want to Reduce Injuries and Accidents? Reduce Workplace Stress

Workplace stress and accident levels are closely related. Studies show that that workers distracted by…
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December 12, 2017

Pre-existing illnesses and an aging population, what to know

Among the challenges to managing workers’ compensation claims involve those claims where an employee has…
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November 21, 2017

The Challenge of Telecommuting

Telecommuting and Workers’ Compensation: Issues to Consider In 2010, almost 20% of the U.S. working…
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October 27, 2017

Dealing With Fraud

How Can Businesses Prevent and Detect Workers Compensation Fraud? It's an unfortunate fact that most…
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October 19, 2017

Go to the Head of the Class by Getting Extra Credit

Taking Advantage of Workers’ Comp Credit Programs to Reduce Premiums The number of states with…
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October 19, 2017

Ergonomic Risks & Injuries in the Workplace

More than one third of workplace illnesses and injuries reported each year are work-related musculoskeletal…
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October 19, 2017

Why Every Employer Needs to Be More Involved with Claims

Medical claim adjusters should really receive an award. After all, they have to diplomatically pacify…
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October 19, 2017

Essentials for a Successful Return to Work Program

Sometimes referred to as a Transitional Work Program, a program that gets injured employees engaged…
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October 18, 2017

Keeping Workers Safe: The Employer’s Main Responsibility

According to the United States Department of Labor, “Employers MUST provide their employees with a…
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September 21, 2017

The Silent Costs: The Indirect Financial Impact of Workplace Injuries

With roughly 23,000 workplace-related injuries occurring daily within the US, an estimated $62 billion is…
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September 8, 2017

On-Time Workplace Injury Reporting

How to Promote Timely Reporting Many employers and employees don’t file claims promptly because they…
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August 24, 2017

Getting Employees To Use Proper Personal Protective Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires businesses to assess potential hazards, and, when…
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August 12, 2017

Maintaining a Successful Workplace Safety Program

Maintaining a Successful Workplace Safety Program   Tip #1: Listen to employee concerns/issues and respond…
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