7 Secrets that Cost Your Client a Bundle on their Workers' Comp

How To Avoid A Spike In Slip And Fall Claims During Harsh Winters
Webmaster 1 year, 3 months ago

Ice and snow-related slip and fall workers’ comp claims nearly doubled and represented one-third of claims involving time away from work last year in the Midwest area, which had a particularly harsh winter. In five Midwest states, including Michigan, Wisconsin,...

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Why There Are Too Many Slips, Trips, And Falls
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Employers have spent a lot of time and money on the traditional solutions to slips, trips, and falls, which occur in almost every type of workplace, yet they still account for: More than 95 million lost work days per year...

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How To Ensure You Are Not Overcharged In The Premium Audit
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Many businesses accept on “good faith” that the Workers’ Comp audit is done correctly. Yet, the audit process is complex and prone to many errors and omissions. Since a Workers’ Compensation premium is estimated initially, the actual cost is determined...

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Painkillers: Costly For Employers And Deadly For Employees
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The National Safety Council's (NSC) recently issued the report, Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Injured Workers, identifies 15 court cases from 2009 through 2015, where an employer was sued because of the prescribed use of opioids to treat...

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The ‘Perceived Boss’ May Be The Silver Bullet In Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs
Institute of WorkComp Professionals 1 year, 5 months ago

It is obvious, yet often overlooked, factor in controlling the costs of Workers’ Compensation. It is the immediate supervisor, or more accurately, the person who is the perceived loss of the injured employee. While this may seem like a no-brainer,...

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Reduce Workers’ Compensation Costs with CompScore Metrics
Institute of WorkComp Professionals 1 year, 5 months ago

How do companies keep score in workers' compensation? Typically insurance carriers provide basic or “top of the line measurements,” such as annual totals of claim expenditures, average claims costs for medical only claims and average claims costs for lost time...

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