Workers’ Compensation Industry Trends

As 2022 begins to wrap up, I want to reflect on where we are as an industry and think about the year ahead. Workers’ compensation is complex and ever-changing,...

The Buck Stops Ear

Witness statements often play a key role in claim investigations and are equally as important to a criminal investigation, if not more so. In the case of a Sacramento-based landscaper,...

Review Your Safety Program During National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month! Established by the National Safety Council, National Safety Month is an annual observance designed to educate communities on how to help keep each other...

PPE for Women: One Size Does Not Fit All

Years ago, the women trailblazers working in construction became aware that their Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) did not fit as it should have. Gloves, hard hats, vests, uniforms, masks,...

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 working from home has its...

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...

Prevent Heat Illness with These Steps

Every year in the United States high temperatures during the summer lead to injuries, illness, and even death. On average, 89 percent of all work-related deaths have occurred in...
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Working Together to Take a B.I.T.E. Out of Fraud

It is a common misconception, but fraud is not determined by insurance companies. Fraud is also not determined by employers and fraud is not determined by workers’ compensation judges....
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The Purpose of a Safety Meeting

Do you sometimes find it difficult to hold your safety meetings on a consistent basis? Do you get push back or questions on your need to have safety meetings...