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Workplace Injuries Show No Change From 2017 to 2018

The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing no change in the number of workplace injuries and illnesses between 2017 and 2018. This marks the first year since 2012 that the total recordable cases rate for workplace injuries and illnesses did not decline. Every employee deserves a safe work […]

PTSD Treatment, Who Needs It?

Post-traumatic stress disorder has become a household term, and this webinar covers how one psychiatrist approaches people who have difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. The session covers topics like the benefits and pitfalls of PTSD treatment, as well as what insurance companies can do when working […]

You’ve Got to Move It, Move It

Are you part of the 23% of sedentary people in the world? Physical inactivity is estimated to cost $54 billion in direct health care and an additional $14 billion is attributable to lost productivity. Making simple lifestyle changes can make big strides to lead healthier lives. So let’s all shake […]

Don’t Drive Distracted

Fewer people are getting injured on the job as loss-control strategies improve, according to Keith Coleman, EVP for Beard Construction Group, Inc. However, concern is mounting about self-insured workers’ comp exposure to a troubling trend. “The biggest liability for us now is having employeesin company vehicles on the road,” he […]

Accident Investigation

  Accidents happen, that’s a fact!  Is your bank prepared to gather and retain information needed for a report? Here a few investigation tips: Use an unbiased approach during the investigation. Interview witnesses and injured employees at the scene. If possible, conduct a walkthrough of the accident. Conduct interviews in […]

June is Safety Month

To kick off safety month take the safety pledge! I pledge to: Never compromise my own safety or the safety of my co-workers to get the job done Actively look for hazards, promptly report them, and take appropriate action to warn others Be a good safety role model for my […]

A Place to Go When You Need Help

We all need help sometimes. If depression, anxiety, addiction, or other mental health issues are causing serious distress and interfering with your daily life, it’s time to seek help. Talk with your doctor, mental health professional, or your organization’s assistance program for guidance and support. When needed, appropriate treatment can […]

Tips for Better Sleep

Tips for Better Sleep The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic. According to research, 50 to 70 million U.S. adults have sleep or wakefulness disorders. Lack of sleep is associated with injuries, chronic diseases, mental illnesses, poor quality of life and […]

Quick Stress Reducers

Quick Stress Reducers May is Mental Health Month and 1/3 of working Americans reported experiencing chronic work stress. Symptoms include muscle aches, exhaustion, tension, jaw clenching, trouble sleeping, unusual heart activity, and personality changes. A little stress can be motivating and keep you focused, too much stress leads to fatigue […]

Improper Workstation Positions

How many employees are suffering injuries caused by improper workstation positions, repetitive motions, and bad lighting? The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has some fantastic information to help you maintain a healthy office environment.