Technically, being grossly overweight or a smoker is a pre-existing condition. Employers are hurt when these injuried empoloyees take longer to recover from an injury. A wellness program can save money long term.
Work Comp Provider Helps North Dakota Recover from Floods
Medcor, a workers compensation on-site medical care provider, has taken to the road to help support the workers caring for flood victims in Minot, N.D. Read how hiring an on-site clinic for your remote sites can work for your company.
Read about eight benefits to you and your employees if you provide on-site medical care. In this case, Medcor traveled to one of the most remote jungles to support a staff of research scientists.
Sometimes it's right to fight - you know something fishy is going on. But read ahead to find five times when it's better to just cut your losses and authorize that payout.
There may be a few things you need to do before going on that insurance job interview. Already working in claims? How many of these must-haves can you check off your list?
This 150 page manual shows you how to assess your Workers Compensation program, design program materials, roll-out a program to the organization, and monitor and manage the program once implemented.
Washington is one of four remaining states with government-issued workers compensation insurance. We can all learn a thing or two from Washington.
Read how more than 550 engineers at Great Britain's Romec, a facilities and maintenance employer, called for a strike when their employers used tracking devices on company vans to harass their employees.
Just because someone is a migrant worker doesn't mean they don't have rights. Read how a new declaration will protect these low-wage earners.
Lots of workplaces require employees to handle hazardous materials. Read this Australian study about an asbestos product and how the government is using the information to protect workers.
It can get to 106 degrees in Bahrain, which is bad enough, but during the fasting month of Ramadan, it can lead to serious health problems. The solution - the ministry of labor banned outdoor work during the worst of it.
Bacteria travel and when your health care workers are spreading it, you have an even bigger problem. See how Canada dealt with this workplace hazard.
An Oldham, Great Britain, company was fined more than $20,000 for ignoring two formal warnings, putting its workers lives in danger from poorly maintained and dangerous electrics.
Ever wonder if anyone has it worse than you? They do. This story tells about countries that offer their employees little to no flexibility.