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

New best practices for temporary workers
1 year, 10 months ago

To fill critical openings and to maintain flexibility in economic uncertainty, more employers are hiring temporary workers. OSHA and other organizations have long argued that temporary workers are at increased risk of injury because they are often placed in various...

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How to control the five major factors that raise the cost of claims
How to control the five major factors that raise the cost of claims 2 years, 16 days ago

There’s much good news in workers’ comp – rates have fallen in most states, frequency of injuries continues to decline, and the industry is healthy – but employers should be concerned by the rising costs of claims when they do...

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OSHA launches NEP on indoor, outdoor heat hazards
2 years, 1 month ago

For the first time, the new National Emphasis Program (NEP)  https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/heat-nep-factsheet-en.pdf creates a nationwide enforcement mechanism to proactively inspect workplaces for heat-related hazards (outdoors and/or indoors) in general industry, maritime, construction, or agricultural operations. OSHA plans to initiate programmed (pre-planned)...

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OSHA increasing COVID-19-Related inspections with new National Emphasis Program
3 years, 2 months ago

While many employers anticipated an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) regarding COVID-19 on March 15 per President Biden’s Executive Order, OSHA took an unusual step and launched a COVID-19 National Emphasis Program (NEP) https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/directives/DIR_2021-01_CPL-03.pdf on March 12 before issuing the ETS....

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Cost-saving lessons from 2021 Workers’ Compensation audits
3 years, 3 months ago

As Certified WorkComp Advisors (CWCA), we are trained, certified, and mentored by the Institute of WorkComp Professionals (IWCP) to guide employers to the lowest possible workers’ comp costs. Kevin Ring, Chief Operations Officer and Lead Workers Comp Analyst of IWCP...

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Nine actions employers should take to avoid OSHA COVID-19 related citations
3 years, 7 months ago

Even the best-intentioned employers find the constantly changing federal OSHA guidance on COVID-19 unnerving. For example, consider the decision whether to report an employee’s hospitalization or death due to COVID-19, which was addressed with different guidance in April, May, July,...

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