2017 Teddy Awards

Teddy Awards: It’s Not Too Late

The deadline has been extended to July 21, 2017 for the 2017 Teddy Awards.
By: | July 17, 2017 • 2 min read

The deadline has been extended to July 21, 2017 for the 2017 Teddy Awards.

The Teddys are open to both for-profit and nonprofit employers, as well as governmental entities. Employers of all sizes are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for well-rounded programs that take a holistic approach to safety, workers’ comp and disability management.

Learn more and apply online today.

For inspiration, read about last year’s Teddy Award winners. It could be your organization whose praises we’re singing this year.

Bringing Focus to Broad Challenges: Target brings home a 2016 Teddy Award for serving as an advocate for its workers, pre- and post-injury, across each of its many operations.

 

The Road to Success: Accountability and collaboration turned Hampton Roads Transit’s legacy workers’ compensation program into a triumph.

 

 

Improve the Well-Being of Every Life: Excela Health changed the way it treated injuries and took a proactive approach to safety, drastically reducing workers’ comp claims and costs.

 

The Family That’s Safe Together: An unwavering commitment to zero lost time is just one way that Harder Mechanical Contractors protects the lives and livelihoods of its workers.

More coverage of the 2016 Teddy Awards:

Fit for Duty: 2013 Teddy Winner Miami-Dade County Public Schools is managing comorbid risk factors by getting employees excited about healthy living.

Saving Time and Money: Applying Lean Six Sigma to its workers’ comp processes earned Atlantic Health a Teddy Award Honorable Mention.

Caring for the Caregivers: Adventist Health Central Valley Network is achieving stellar results by targeting its toughest challenges.

Advocating for Injured Workers: By helping employees navigate through the workers’ comp system, Cottage Health decreased lost work days by 80 percent.

A Matter of Trust: St. Luke’s workers’ comp program is built upon relationships and a commitment to care for those who care for patients.

Keeping the Results Flowing: R&I recognizes the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for a commonsense approach that’s netting continuous improvement.

The 2017 Teddy Award winners will be profiled in the November 2017 issue of Risk & Insurance®, and will be recognized at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo in Las Vegas, held Dec. 6 – Dec. 8, 2017.

For questions about the awards or the application process, please contact Michelle Kerr at [email protected] or 215-784-0910, ext. 6216.

Michelle Kerr is associate editor of Risk & Insurance. She can be reached at [email protected]

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