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Large failures generally start with small failures that build on one another.
The very best workers’ compensation programs are the ones where workers aren’t just the subject of the program, they’re a part of it.
At Rochester Regional Health, the workers’ comp and safety team champion employee engagement and positive reinforcement.
Better coordination of workers’ compensation risk management spelled success for the Massachusetts Port Authority.
The Valley Health System shifted its philosophy on workers’ compensation, putting employee and patient safety at the forefront.
Recognizing parallels between athletes and public safety officials, the city of Denver made tailored fitness training part of its safety plan.
An ongoing shortage of experienced labor threatens the construction industry on multiple fronts.
In an area where the labor market is tight, half of all dairy-farm workers are immigrants. Losing them would double retail milk prices and increase rate of injury.
A new study from CNA Risk Control dives into the root causes of slips and falls, promoting floor safety through maintenance and risk awareness.
Workers’ comp insurers want to know if marijuana can effect better outcomes than opioids.
Employers are urged to proceed with caution when returning to hurricane damaged properties.
Steve Richards masterfully recalibrated Coca-Cola’s workers’ comp program when the company rapidly added 25 locations and thousands of new employees.
Frank Russo integrated risk management throughout his company, building a strong and collaborative risk culture.
Joseph J. Mazza has cut repetitive motion workers’ comp claims in half by training in ergonomics.
Cumulative Trauma, or CT claims, continue to harm workers and drive up costs. Defending against these claims means reducing, through analytics and engineering, the chance that workers get hurt to begin with.
Creating a “safe space” for injured workers returning to the job is a concept deserving a spotlight.
Music festivals are high-profit, high-risk events. Mistakes can sink an entire show and put lives in danger.
While ergonomic rules never became law, the idea alone fueled a nationwide awareness.
Inexperience and high turnover rates among youth workers are safety risks. Employers must continue to seek out training methods to prevent injury.
Managing company culture will be very important in getting workers to use wearables.