Chronic Pain in an Aging Workforce

Posted by Kevin Lombardo on May 29, 2018 at 5:14 PM

Biopsychosocial Approach for Treating Injured Workers

Posted by Michelle Despres on May 16, 2018 at 11:13 AM

Kaizen Events: Changing Your Work Environment to Reduce Injuries

Posted by Jeff Smagacz on January 3, 2018 at 10:36 AM

Finding good workers is half the battle — you also need to keep them healthy and productive. Today, around 20% of days of missed work are due to sprains and strains that happen as a result of poor workplace design. Companies and public sector organizations that consider their employees' work environment and how it can affect health and efficiency — known as ergonomics — can potentially reduce workplace injuries.

Workers’ Compensation Fraud Trends

Posted by Dalene Bartholomew on October 25, 2017 at 9:50 AM

Workers' Compensation & Return to Work Programs: 3 Reasons for Failure and How to Overcome Them (Part 3)

Posted by Gary Jennings on April 12, 2017 at 11:09 AM

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Click HERE for Part 2

In the two previous blogs, we mentioned three reasons why many Return to Work (RTW) programs are not successful. They are:

Workers' Compensation & Return to Work Programs: 3 Reasons for Failure and How to Overcome Them (Part 2)

Posted by Gary Jennings on March 8, 2017 at 10:55 AM

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The Debate Continues: Medical Marijuana in Workers’ Compensation

Posted by Kevin Glennon on January 30, 2017 at 3:29 PM

Workers' Compensation & Return to Work Programs: 3 Reasons for Failure and How to Overcome Them (Part 1)

Posted by Gary Jennings on January 25, 2017 at 10:04 AM

Running a successful Return to Work Program (RTW) is hard work.  However, it is critical to reduce workers’ compensation claims costs.  I have worked with public entities with superior RTW programs while simultaneously working with other public entities who said they couldn’t set them up.   These were sometimes public entities with similar operations and employee characteristics with widely varying attitudes and outcomes.

Diabetes: Avoiding & Managing Its Adverse Impact on Claimant Recovery

Posted by Eric Patten on January 16, 2017 at 3:05 PM

The “School Climate Solution” to Reducing K-12 Workers’ Comp Costs

Posted by William Grace Frost on January 11, 2017 at 11:45 AM

The physical and emotional well-being of employees is of vital importance to the success of K-12 schools, but the challenge of keeping school staff safe from harm is becoming more and more complex. As a result of rising grievances, the costs of Workers’ Compensation (WC) claims are sky rocketing. Rising claims and rising costs are the curse of school administrators who continually look for ways to reduce the probability of injuries happening on their campuses, and it’s also why risk managers embrace the saying – “the best Workers’ Comp claims are the ones that never happen.”

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