GREENSBORO, N.C.- Key Risk, a leading provider of workers compensation insurance products and services for employers throughout the Eastern United States, today announced the introduction of PremiumSync, an automated payment solution designed to calculate workers compensation premium against the actual payroll reported by an employer. PremiumSync offers Key Risk policyholders the benefits of improved cash flow management, a streamlined audit process and the convenience of making premium pay…
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Shuttle cars and scoops linked to 16 fatalities, nearly 800 injuries since 2000 ARLINGTON, Va. — Through a new safety initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration is calling special attention to the potential dangers that shuttle cars and scoops in underground coal mines pose to miners. Between January 2000 and… [Read more]
VENTURA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The world of Workers’ Compensation can be daunting for both agents and employers. Workers’ Compensation is a very dynamic, ever changing, and fast paced industry. “As a marketer, I continuously research potential [market] shockwaves with the goal of positioning our value proposition to intersect with new buying behaviors,” says Michael Dochterman, President of… [Read more]
AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently recognized three Texas companies for their outstanding safety programs. The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award recognizes small, private sector Texas employers for exemplary safety management programs and low incidence rates… [Read more]
Inflated Towing and Storage Fees, Excessive Medical Treatment and Auto Glass Fraud among the Most Scrutinized DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Insurance Crime Bureau today released its third quarter 2010 questionable claims (QC) referral reason analysis. The report examines six referral reason categories of claims—property, casualty, commercial, workers’ compensation, vehicle… [Read more]
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Each day nearly 2,000 American workers suffer from avoidable workplace eye injuries that require medical treatment. Despite the risk of eye injury, many workers bypass appropriate precautions to protect their eyes. Today The Vision Council, with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), announced the release of a… [Read more]
San Diego, CA and New York, NY—Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of information, workflow and performance management solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, and CoreChoice, the nation’s fastest growing specialty network devoted entirely to radiological services, today announced the execution of a multi-year contract. Claims professionals, via Mitchell DecisionPoint®, the leading medical bill management solution for 1st and 3rd party
JERSEY CITY, N.J – Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading source of information about risk, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire 3E Company, a premier provider of services that help companies comply with government-mandated environmental health and safety (EH&S) requirements relating to workplace safety and product stewardship. Disparate workflows and inconsistent sources of EH&S data in company operations can generate severe and systemic risks.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. December 6, 2010 – Prime Health Services, Inc. is proud to announce our certification as a Texas HCN. Our certification number is #6143. The initial certification is approved for counties in the Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth area. Those counties include: Brazoria, Chambers, Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis,Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jefferson, Johnson, Kaufman, Liberty, Montgomery, Orange, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Waller.
OAKLAND, Calif.(PRNewswire-USNewswire) – Cal/OSHA continues to be a national leader in worker safety by implementing a new standard today to protect employees who work with diacetyl, a chemical commonly used to give food flavorings a buttery taste. Cal/OSHA, a division of the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), is the only state-OSHA plan to have such a standard.