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Hurricane recovery: Workers’ Comp implications

1 year, 10 months ago

Be sure your employees are covered when going out of state to assist with recovery The requirements for Workers’ Comp vary by state and the important message here is that if you have employees traveling out of state you want...

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OSHA update: Electronic record keeping, regulatory agenda, combustible dust, noise in construction

1 year, 11 months ago

Employers can begin submitting electronic data electronically OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application Injury Reporting is now available allowing employers to electronically enter their required 2016 injury and illness data from Form 300A. The Improve Track of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses final rule went into effect...

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Classification: The Foundation of Workers’ Compensation For the Construction Industry

2 years, 1 day ago

Whether you’re an insurance professional, an employer or “the person in charge of insurance,” it’s often difficult to get your arms around Workers’ Compensation. It’s complex and fraught with so many “moving parts” you can almost be certain that what...

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10 Ways to Find Lost Money in Workers’ Compensation Loss Run Reports

2 years, 1 month ago

Nineteenth century Attorney Russell Conwell earned more than $6,000,000 delivering his famous “Acres of Diamond” speech. He said that riches are right in front of us, although most people spend their lives looking far and wide. It’s the same with...

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What to expect in 2018?

2 years, 1 month ago

In today's fast-moving business environment and volatile political atmosphere, nothing stays the same for very long, including Workers' Compensation. Here are 18 ongoing trends and emerging issues to watch in 2018. Comp rates continue downward trend It’s good news for...

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14-point Workers’ Comp Annual Checkup That Can Protect You Against WorkComp Claims

2 years, 2 months ago

As we head into the New Year, this is a perfect time to take a step back and look at your Workers’ Compensation program. By assessing its strengths and weaknesses, you create a blueprint of potential dangers that could easily...

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What Insurance Agents Need To Know To Help Keep a Client’s Experience Mod Under Control

2 years, 3 months ago

By the very nature of the insurance business, agents are busy folks. So, it’s easy to understand how some “details” can be missed, like the importance of keeping a trained eye on an employer’s Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Factor. What...

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Important studies and employee takeaways

2 years, 4 months ago

Overexertion tops list of serious, nonfatal work injuries for third straight year – Liberty Mutual The 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index uses Liberty Mutual workers’ comp claims data, as well as information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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Six Actions Employers Can Take to Control Runaway Workers’ Compensation Medical

2 years, 4 months ago

Rising medical expenses are the culprits driving up Workers’ Compensation costs. While it’s true that Workers’ Comp rates are mostly flat or going down, any savings is being more than eaten up by higher medical bills. With the possible exception...

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Increase in Use of Electronics Creating “Intexticated” Workers

2 years, 5 months ago

The proliferation of personal technology, predominantly cell phones, Blackberrys, and iPods, now infiltrates work life as well as leisure time. These devices are impacting job safety, a not‐so‐good vibration being felt, literally, from coast to coast. A Boston trolley driver...

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