Fight Fraud with Compassion and Care

When someone commits fraud they often try to rationalize his or her actions. While finances are the most common motivator, feeling mistreated by an employer can also drive fraud. If an injured worker feels...

Surveillance Once Again Reveals the Truth

A 58-year-old California man claimed to injure multiple body parts after slipping on wet stairs. During medical examinations, as well as in his workers’ compensation deposition, the worker claimed the fall resulted in significant...

Four Tips to Avoid COVID-19 Relief Payment Scams

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) newest fraud awareness campaign focuses on potential scams surrounding COVID-19 relief payments. In their “Avoid Coronavirus Relief Payment Scams” infographic, the FTC outlines four things you can do to...

Prioritize Eye Protection in the Workplace

When vision is impaired, your quality of life and ability to work is affected, which is why preventing eye injuries should be a priority for every safety professional and employer. The National Institute...

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COVID-19 and the Workplace – One Year Later

It has been one year since COVID-19 reared its ugly head in America and we've all dealt with the repercussions of this terrible virus. Over twenty-nine million American’s have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus...

Carpooling Safely During COVID-19

Workers across all industries have had their world flipped upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. A common obstacle employers face is transporting groups of employees safely while still following safety controls. Developing and implementing...

Bartender Bust – Part 2

Criminal charges have now been filed against a 29-year-old Northern California woman for collecting wage replacement benefits while working an undisclosed job at a different location. As featured in a previous story, Hey Bartender….Make it...

Useful Fraud Training Resources a Click Away

The best way to prevent fraud is to prevent the injury from occurring in the first place. A commitment to the safety of your employees not only reduces the likelihood of them being injured at...

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Machine safeguarding for rollformers / rollbenders and turning machines

This blog will discuss machine guarding for rollformers/rollbenders and turning machines. Rollformer machines’ primary function is metal bending, rolling and shaping functions. Rollformers bend a...

What is an SIU?

You may or may not have heard the term “SIU” in the past. “SIU” is an acronym for Special Investigations Unit. Special Investigations Units...

Delivering an Exaggerated Account

A Kentucky-based delivery truck driver reported multiple body parts were injured when another vehicle hit the rear of her heavy-duty truck, ultimately causing a crack to the truck’s bumper. Equipped with in-cab cameras, the...

A Less Than Moving Account

A 31-year-old furniture mover was demoted after losing his driver’s license. Upset about the demotion, he decided to claim he injured his shoulder three months earlier and demanded medical treatment. As you might expect, this was...

COVID-19: Schemes to Watch for in 2021

With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, 2021 is likely to see scammers continue their efforts to steal personal information. While the early COVID-19 schemes surrounded bogus testing and medical supply offers, the rollout of vaccines...

Constructing the Appearance of Pain

A 50-year-old man claimed to injure his leg when it was struck by a piece of machinery at his workplace. During a medical examination and interview, this worker claimed to have ongoing pain and difficulty...

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