19 Points to Cover in a Proper Claims Investigation
If claims read "Called employer; they do not question the claim," signs point to a lazy investigator. If you want to stay on top of your claims, read ahead to find out just what they should be looking for.
Three Areas Where Best Practices for the Employer Can Make a Difference
Pre-injury, injury, and claims handling are three areas the savvy employer can develop best practices to keep costs down. But what to do? Read this article for tips on making a difference.
4 Additional Ways to Reduce Claim Exposure During Business Peak Times
No matter what season whether it is winter, spring, summer, or fall it could be your busy season. Unfortunately for niche businesses, this peak time can also be a prime time for workers compensation injuries.
Reduce Workers Comp 20%-50%
Our 150-page book 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. The articles in our newsletter are excellent examples of the kind of strategic information covered in the book.
An older workforce at your plant can lead to fewer claims, but they may be more severe. How can you reap the benefits for a more mature, experienced staff and avoid the health issues that could come with them?
Two medical terms with a difference. One coordinates, plans and expedites medical care. The other evaluates care provided to employees. Read on to find out which.
Approval by BWC could allow eligible employers a 25% discount on workers comp premiums for two years or access to Group Experience Rating Program.
Every employer with one or more employees, full-time or part-time, minors, family members or undocumented, is required to carry workers compensation insurance. Find out how this state makes it work.
Exposing employees to falling hazards, failure to develop lockout and tag out procedures for energy sources and allowing employees near unguarded equipment are just a few of the places where this company when wrong.
Dog Gone It - Feed Facilities Ordered to Inspect or Pay Daily Fines
Dog food company fined for repeatedly failing to provide respirators and monitor workers' exposure to dust. What could they have done to avoid harming their staff?
Texas Employees Exposed to Falling Hazards Costs Employer $50K in Fines
OSHA cited Roma Construction with six safety violations after an inspection of the company's work site found employees exposed to scaffolding hazards while applying stucco to the exterior of a home.
Nuclear safety testing lab for handling spent nuclear fuel rods has beryllium exposure. Could they have prevented this and saved themselves money and their workers potential injury?
Death of Mental Health Worker by Mentally Deficient Patient Query Ordered
A fatality inquiry is looking into the death of a mental health worker who was killed by a mentally ill patient while on the job. Protecting workers from hazards applies to all kinds of fields.
A Special Forces reservist suffered a serious injury during a night-time military ropes training exercise. The rope was short due to the manner in which its anchor point was constructed at the top of the cliff.
Assault on ACT WorkSafe Female Inspector Caught in the Act
Alleged assault of one of its safety inspectors by a worker at a Gungahlin cafe was caught on a closed-circuit television camera. If you have these cameras in your building, could they be used to prove a compensation case?