Workers Comp

Workers Compensation Insurance Gaps Expose Employers to Injury Lawsuits

Workers Compensation Insurance Gaps Expose Employers to Injury Lawsuits

State legislatures and the courts have allowed exceptions to the traditional workers compensation system that may expose employers to additional legal risk.

 
Preparing Employees for Travel Risks

Preparing Employees for Travel Risks

Recent violence in Northern Ireland illustrates the need to prepare for risk in any destination.

 
Risk Transfer Considerations in the Wake of a Construction Accident

Risk Transfer Considerations in the Wake of a Construction Accident

Those involved in construction should plan carefully not only how to minimize the risks of accidents but how to maximize their insurance and indemnification recoveries should an accident happen.

 
What You Need to Know About ISO 45001

What You Need to Know About ISO 45001

A new standard can help risk managers improve their company’s health and safety culture.

 
Top 3 Traits of Superior Workers Comp Claims Teams

Top 3 Traits of Superior Workers Comp Claims Teams

Claims executives need to take certain key steps to achieve better claims outcomes.

 
Finding the Right Doctors to Improve Medical Claim Outcomes

Finding the Right Doctors to Improve Medical Claim Outcomes

New artificial intelligence-based tools can help organizations identify physicians who consistently provide better outcomes when treating injured workers.

 
12 Steps for Developing a Return-to-Work Policy

12 Steps for Developing a Return-to-Work Policy

Bringing back an injured worker benefits both the employee and the bottom line.

 
The Ever-Evolving Idiopathic Defense

The Ever-Evolving Idiopathic Defense

Are businesses still protected in cases of injuries that occur at work but are not work-related?

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February 2019

Marriott discloses massive breach, fatal work injuries decline, NFIP extended and more.

 
Engaging Employees in Their Own Duty of Care

Engaging Employees in Their Own Duty of Care

Policies alone may not be enough to fulfill your obligations to workers if the plans are ignored.

 
The Value of Safety Plans for Claims Management

The Value of Safety Plans for Claims Management

Comprehensive safety plans may help reduce costly workers compensation claims.

 
Using Actuarial Reports to Help Manage Risk

Using Actuarial Reports to Help Manage Risk

Actuarial reports can provide risk managers with valuable information on program performance.

 
Managing Pain in the Workforce

Managing Pain in the Workforce

Workplace pain management programs can improve employees’ health and productivity.

 
Safer Work Through Predictive Analytics

Safer Work Through Predictive Analytics

Data analysis strategies can make workplace safety programs more proactive.

 
Trends in Workforce Drug Use

Trends in Workforce Drug Use

Workplace testing shows increasing use of marijuana and other drugs among employees.