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Overexertion and falls on the same level are two of the top causes of disabling workplace injuries, according to Liberty Mutual’s 2019 report.
The opioid epidemic is still growing, and it’s seeping into seemingly safe places like work. Employers need to be one step ahead to stop an overdose before it’s too late.
For Main Line Health’s workers’ comp team, reducing employee injuries meant ditching the adversarial approach and pivoting to advocacy claims management.
In just four years, Starbucks Coffee Company changed the way workers’ comp claims were handled by placing the process in the hands of its partners.
Broadspire’s Marcos Iglesias and attorney Stuart Colburn will help employers and payers separate cannabis fact from cannabis fiction at NWCDC in Las Vegas.
As farmers prepare their acres for seasonal tricks and treats, insurers work hard to garner coverage options for growing Halloween risks.
One rancher failed to provide workers’ compensation for the family of a deceased employee, so the family turned to the legal system.
Pinnacle’s Jim Cunningham, a 2018 Risk All Star winner, displayed a persistent, pragmatic approach to controlling losses.
Kevin Farthing, a 2018 Risk All Star, solved his staff’s high rate of musculoskeletal injuries, saving more than $500K in annual workers’ comp costs.
The steady creep of air tainted with dangerous particulate matter could make it far more challenging for employers in wildfire regions to protect outdoor workers from illness or injury.
Before you pitch a new safety initiative to the C-suite, understand what you want to achieve and have a detailed roadmap to get you there.
Younger business owners were raised on technology. Now they’re using it to their advantage, including how they keep their people safe at work.
With a detailed and accurate job description at the ready, case managers can help treating physicians make better decisions about return-to-work options.
Employers and insurers are engaging workers in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to help curb serious fall risk in the construction trades.
The decline of opioids is encouraging, but increased positive tests in methamphetamine and cocaine should be seen as a wake-up call for public safety.
Overexertion, same-level falls and falls to a lower level top the list.
Robot co-workers may bridge talent shortfalls and improve productivity, but only if manufacturers anticipate the risks.
With more jobs utilizing technology advancements, manufacturing turns to cobots to help ease talent gaps.
Protective gear sized for men puts women at risk for injury in construction and many other trades.
A new Constructech ecosystem of wearable devices, sensors, virtual reality and drones will enable smarter and safer structures.
Automation may help companies prevent common injuries, but it’s not time to ease diligence on safety.