The Well Workplace

ISO 45001: Does It Relate to Injury Prevention?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
May 19, 2022 12:22:12 PM

Why the new ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health and Safety? 

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Supercharged Injury Prevention Strategies

Posted by Deborah Lechner
May 6, 2022 1:48:33 PM

 

 

 

 

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The ChallengeWhile many safety and risk professionals are struggling to prevent injuries…

There’s a small group who are decreasing injuries on a consistent basis…

And it’s not because they are better safety/risk professionals than you…

Or that they more of an expert than you – far from it.

It’s all because they are using a time-tested process proven to:

Determine the root cause of injuries
Identify customized injury prevention programs
Seamlessly implement those programs

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What do Job Analysis and the Three Little Pigs Have in Common?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Mar 8, 2022 9:28:46 AM

What does job analysis and the 3 little pigs have in common?

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Risky business: the hidden costs of workplace injury

Posted by Deborah Lechner
May 24, 2017 10:58:49 AM

If your business hires workers for physically demanding jobs – and if your business is manufacturing, warehousing or transportation, you probably do – reducing the risk and expense of workplace injuries is a priority you can’t afford to ignore. And while accidents are sure to happen, 63 percent of the top ten workplace injuries identified by Liberty Mutual Research Institute are exactly the kinds of mishaps that pre-hire Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) is designed to help prevent.

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Minimize costly work-related injuries and mitigate financial risk with one easy step

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Dec 7, 2016 2:51:43 PM

The bottom line is ultimately one of the most important things a business organization considers with every decision. As such, risky financial moves are often avoided. If your organization requires a labor force capable of physically demanding work, there is an easy way to mitigate financial risk: the implementation of Physical Abilities Testing.

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Three Strategies for Preventing Injuries in Food Production in 2016

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jan 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Food production employers put a lot of time, energy, and money into workplace injury prevention. However, since the food production industry has higher than average injury rates, employers in this field must pay particular attention to reducing them. The chief reason for this, of course, is to protect valued employees from harm. However, beyond that fundamental goal are other important considerations for any successful business – most notably, a financial interest in reducing substantial costs that come with work-related injuries.

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Reduce Workers' Comp Claims with This Proven Method

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Dec 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Reduce Workers' Comp Claims with This Proven MethodControlling workers' compensation costs is essential to protecting the financial health of your business. Since even the most efficient safety plan cannot yield a perfect safety record, getting a grip on those costs means reducing the severity and number of claims-generating workplace injuries that do occur.

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Lower Your Mod Rate: 3 Tips to Prevent Strains, Sprains, and Exertion Injuries

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Dec 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Working to reduce your workers' comp insurance mod rate – and therefore your premiums – means working to reduce your injury rate. Targeting injury types with the highest incidence rates is the most sensible place to start. Sprains, strains ,and exertion injuries rank high on that list, accounting for about one third of the top 10 disabling workplace injuries as presented by the 2014 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.

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See a Massive Reduction in Costs With Physical Abilities Testing

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Nov 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM

High workers' compensation costs are a significant issue for employers today – and a growing one, as those costs continue to rise. According to The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), premiums rose by 7.3 percent for the average business in 2013. Additional statistics:

  • Average indemnity costs for lost-time claims rose yet again, going up by 2 percent in 2013.
  • Medical costs of the average lost time claim were $28,800 in 2013, an increase of 3 percent over 2012 figures.
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3 Ways to Protect Your Trucking Fleet from Workers' Comp Fraud

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Nov 4, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Controlling workers' compensation costs is an ongoing challenge for businesses today, and trucking companies are no exception. Protecting your trucking fleet against workers' comp fraud is an important part of that effort.

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