Employers in every industry are looking for ways to cut costs without negatively impacting their workforce or work process. One way to accomplish this is by looking at your Workers' Compensation program, where unchecked costs can become a major financial drain on an organization.
Invest In An Ounce Of Prevention
The best way to keep your WC costs under control is to prevent workplace injuries from ever occurring in the first place.
Regularly assess whether the workplace is free of hazards (e.g., equipment is properly maintained, tripping hazards are removed).
Lincoln Laser Corp., a Phoenix-based manufacturing company, has an active Safety Committee comprised of the HR Manager, the Regulatory & Training Manager, and the Facilities Maintenance Specialist, who are permanent members, plus three volunteers from Manufacturing that rotate every six months. HR Manager Rita Campbell explained that the Safety Committee ...(register to read more)