Better Business Bureau Warns of DNA Testing Scams

Medicare recipients need to remain vigilant when it comes to their Medicare participant information. Scammers, both foreign and domestic, routinely target the personal health information of Medicare recipients for purposes of fraudulently billing the government...

So I’ve Been Injured at Work…Now What?

By consistently training on and applying thorough safety measures, most work injuries can be avoided. If, however, an injury does occur at work, ICW Group workers' compensation services are here to support your employees...

Plumber’s Story Has A Lot Of Leaks

A 28-year-old Plumber has now been charged with seven felonies for insurance fraud alleged to have been perpetrated during his workers’ compensation claim.  Claiming to strain his back while pulling a 75-gallon water heater from...

Prevent Lift, Pull and Push Injuries With These Steps

Whether it’s lifting, pushing or pulling, the manual handling of materials produces stress on the musculoskeletal system that leads to hundreds of thousands of worker injuries annually. The Bureau of Labor Statistics consistently reports...

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How To Make Your Home Office Feel Good

The Covid-19 pandemic is responsible for a plethora of fundamental societal changes. One of those is the marketplace’s increased acceptance of work-from-home arrangements. While...

Reduce Injuries With The Right Slip-Resistant Footwear For Your Business

The use of slip-resistant footwear is a common response to slippery conditions in the workplace. Let's review the general effectiveness of this type of footwear, and how to enhance an employer’s risk reduction effort. What...

How To Conduct Safety Observations That Reduce Injury For The Long Term

Safety observations are a vital part of a proactive safety program. One of the main reasons to conduct safety observations is to understand at-risk and unsafe behavior BEFORE an incident or injury occurs. In turn,...

How to Defend Your Business From The Modern Fraudster

Recently I offered advice on how to detect and defend against the modern workers’ compensation fraudster in an article in Risk Management Magazine. Titled "Deterring Complex Workers' Comp Fraud," I talked about how you...

What You Can Do About Caller ID Spoofing

It has become all too commonplace to receive unsolicited calls on our residential, business, and personal telephone lines. From cell phones to land lines, phone scammers attempt to gain personal information from unsuspecting targets,...

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Promoting Health and Safety Among Your Aging Workers

Every day, employers across the United States are faced with the fact that their workforce is aging. For years, employers have celebrated stable employment numbers...

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...

Tape + Testimony = Success

ICW Group surveillance efforts revealed a lie when a California man claimed a work-related injury. Shortly after resigning, a furniture mover working for an...

Tow Truck Driver Pushes It Too Far

A 39-year-old tow truck driver has now been charged with 15 criminal counts related to his workers’ compensation claim. While attending to a disabled vehicle on the side of the road, a second vehicle...

Industrial Ventilation Tips That Reduce COVID-19 Exposure

As the pandemic continues, employers have been deluged with information on how to maintain a safe work environment. It's difficult and confusing to sort through a large volume of information and be able to...

Create Your Ideal Career Path with These Tips

Create your own path by taking your career into your own hands. Gone are the days of expecting a promotion just by putting your time in. Few organizations still adopt this model for career...

Safely Use Respiratory Protection With These Three Tips

Respiratory protection is often on CAL OSHA’s top ten list of citations. It can also be a complicated subject. The OSHA standard is lengthy and at times confusing. Here are three vital tips to...

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