June 21, 2017

OR Restaurant & Lodging Association and SAIF Team Up to Reduce Worker Injuries


Salem, OR – The restaurant and lodging industries face some of the most difficult workplace safety challenges. To help protect the more than 167,000 workers engaged in making Oregon’s dining and overnight experiences picture perfect, the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA) and SAIF are joining forces. With SAIF’s…[Continue Reading]

MEMIC Honors Ten Employers for Outstanding Workplace Safety


Portland, ME – At its recent Annual Meeting of the Policyholders, The MEMIC Group presented awards for workplace safety to ten of its more than 20,000 policyholders. MEMIC Senior Vice President of Loss Control and Safety Services Karl Siegfried paid tribute to the following employers for their workplace safety efforts at the Portland…[Continue Reading]

Applied Underwriters Lauds Settlement with CDI, EquityComp Resumes in CA

Applied Underwriters

Sacramento, CA -(BusinessWire)- Applied Underwriters recently issued the following statement regarding the settlement reached between the company and the California Department of Insurance (CDI) related to the appropriate regulation of Applied Underwriters’ EquityComp® product. “Applied Underwriters is grateful…[Continue Reading]

Concentra Selects Former Macy’s Exec Schnure as Telemedicine VP


Addison, TX – Concentra recently announced the appointment of Ann Schnure as Vice President of Concentra Telemedicine, supporting the company’s operations and expansion into the telehealth space. Schnure joins Concentra after serving as Vice President of Risk Management at Macy’s, Inc, where she successfully led the expansion…[Continue Reading]

NSC: Workers Struggling with Opioid Addiction Miss Nearly 50% More Work

National Safety Council

New York, NY – Workers with substance use disorders miss nearly 50% more days than their peers, and up to six weeks of work annually, according to analysis from the National Safety Council, NORC at the University of Chicago and Shatterproof. Despite the alarming new statistics, there is a persistent gap between employer perceptions…[Continue Reading]

Ohio Employers Receive $677,000 in BWC Workplace Safety Grants

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – Twenty-nine Ohio employers will share $677,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. “Preventing accidents and illnesses is clearly good for workers, and it is also a smart move for businesses…[Continue Reading]

NSC Announces Winners of Green Cross for Safety Awards

National Safety Council

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council recently presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards to individuals and organizations that have helped save lives and prevent injuries. The Council presented the Excellence Award to PotashCorp, the Innovation Award to The Boeing Company and the Advocate Award to Deputy Police Chief…[Continue Reading]

Two East Texas Companies Earn DWC Safety Award

TDI Texas Department of Insurance

Austin, TX – The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recently recognized two East Texas companies for exemplary workplace safety programs and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses at the companies’ facilities. DWC’s Director of Workplace Safety, Karen Puckett, visited Frankston to honor one of the two employers on-site…[Continue Reading]

NCCI State of the Line Highlights Key Indicators of Workers Comp Industry

NCCI Holdings, Inc.

Boca Raton, FL – The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently released its highly anticipated annual State of the Line Guide, the industry’s most extensive workers compensation market analysis. As presented in this year’s State of the Line Report, the workers compensation Calendar Year 2016 combined ratio…[Continue Reading]

RIMS NextGen Forum Offers Learning for New Risk Mgmt Professionals


New York, NY – RIMS, the risk management society™, has announced the agenda for the Society’s second annual NextGen Forum scheduled for June 4 and 5 in Austin, Texas. Designed to support new-to-the-field professionals meet expectations and successfully contribute to organizational success, this year’s agenda features…[Continue Reading]

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