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Jeff Bezos’s Workers Comp Shocker In Final Shareholder Letter

Jeff Bezos’s Workers Comp Worries Covered In Final Shareholder Letter Yes, Jeff Bezos’s Workers Comp concerns covered a specific type of injury.  The concerns were so important to him that he actually included a large passage in his final letter to shareholders.  Wow! One of the more astounding articles I

Our OSHA Consultant – Safety Metrics Part 3 of 4 – The Lunch Numbers

Safety Metrics, Keeping  your Cool in a Hot Zone – The Safety Lunch Safety metrics is the way we will measure our safety program.   Without measurements we have nothing. On our third install we will follow Nate and Fanta  out to lunch. Fanta )   “  So Nate  what  kind of 

OSHA Consultant – Part 2- Keeping Your Cool in a Hot Zone

Our OSHA Consultant Glen, CSP adds in another part of the Safety Metrics  –  Keeping Your Cool in a Hot Zone series “ As the company’s chief financial officer, what can you tell me about your companies experience modifier? “ Answer: “ I  know that it is higher than it

Safety Metrics – Keeping  your Cool in a Hot Zone – Four Part Series

Our OSHA Consultant Publishes a Four-Part Series on Safety Metrics  Safety metrics is the way we will measure our safety program.   Without measurements we have nothing. Every profession has ways of measuring the success and failure of their endeavors. Accountants, look at balance sheets, earning, and  ( ROI ) return

Safety Program Evaluation Secret – Takes 5 Minutes Maximum

Internal Safety Program Evaluation From A Non-safety Professional My safety program evaluation starts with a very simple process.   This secret method has been used by myself and a few other non-safety professionals to examine a company’s safety program.   Please remember this is from a premium audit, claims handling,

Five Things You Must Do To Have Very Good Safety Program

Safety Program Five Things You Must Do There are five things you must do to have a very good safety program according to our safety consultant, Glen DuLac. A ) Have  the best bulletproof  ( IIPP)  Injury and  Illness Prevention plan that you can create or modify.  This need not be

Risk Safety Pro Search Is Like Finding Good Plumber

Risk Safety Pro Search – Leaky Pipes? Finding a good Risk Safety Pro Is a Lot Like Finding a Good Plumber.  It took me 36 semester hours i.e. twelve classes to earn my M.S. degree in Human Resources. But you don’t have to go thru all that time and expense.

Human Resources and Safety

Human Resources and Safety So what is the big deal about Human Resources ?   One may ask, “ you said you were going to address safety, yet you start with some Human Resources articles, why ? “   Simple, because good Human Resources is the platform for smart safety.  Think of

NCCI – Post-Accident Safety Errors Cost Companies $$$

NCCI – Post-Accident Safety Post-accident safety glitches can be very expensive for employers.  Post-accident safety can be thought of as risk management protocols in the next few hours after a Workers Comp accident occurs in the workplace. The terms Loss Reduction or Loss Control are interchangeable with post-accident safety.  

Work Comp Safety Week – DBM’s Continued

Work Comp Safety Week Our Work Comp Safety Week begins with DBM’s from our new safety consultant Glen DuLac.   We began the discussion on DBM’s last week. DBM’s  (Dominant Buying Motivators) can be applied to the HR function in most companies. ______________ Based on my experience, the DBM of knowledge

Top 10 Challenges for WC – Expanded Part 2

Top 10 Challenges for WC – The Next Five Top 10 Challenges –  part 2 of 2 6.    24 hour coverage – WC and health melding 7.    No young workers in WC, Risk Management, or Safety Industries 8.    Deflation of the dollar as a currency 9.    WC

Six Workers Comp Premium Saving Resolutions

 Workers Comp Premium Saving Resolutions Workers Comp Premium saving resolutions are always a great way to start the New Year.  There are six easy workers comp premium saving resolutions below.  These will work for companies of all sizes.  Six Workers Comp Resolutions for Self Insureds will be covered next time.  

Safety Programs – EMods or XMods Take Time To Decrease

EMods or XMods – Safety Programs Have A Cumulative Effect The EMods or XMods safety programs take time to decrease your premiums.  E-Mods also known as X-Mods in California are basically the same as a credit score for an individual.  The main difference is you can fix your personal credit score in

Safety and EMods – Highlights From My Presentation From Today

Presentation Highlights – Safety and EMods Are Very Related How Safety and EMods intermingle was the basis for most of the highlights from my presentation. The NC Mid State Safety Council was kind enough to ask me to do a presentation on how safety programs impact an employer’s bottom line from

Safety Statistics Shows Failure of Basic Risk Management

Basic Risk Management Failure Shown By Safety Statistics A recent Safety Statistics article was not kind to basic risk management.  I was reading through a large amount of workers comp publications over the weekend. I came across what to me were astounding statistics on safety and risk management. The survey

Safety And Risk Management Departments – Are They Really Worth It?

Safety And Risk Management Departments – Worth The Expense? During workers comp premium and review audits, I have pleaded with companies to keep their risk management and safety departments as fully staffed as possible. Workers Compensation safety and risk management departments have been pared to the core during the great

Workers Compensation Safety Programs – Are They Really Worth It?

Workers Compensation Safety Programs – Best Way To Save $$$ Workers Compensation safety programs are always worth the expended funds.   One of the areas that employers seem to sharply decrease their budgets during economic downturns is safety. As Treasurer of the NC Mid State Safety Council, I can attest

Safety Program – No Doubt Quickest Way To Lower E-Mods

Safety Program Lowers E-Mods By Eliminating Accidents  A safety program will always be the quickest way to lower  E-Mods. Recently, the subject of E-Mod/X-Mods surfaced in a few publications and on some of the social networks that I participate on Workers Comp. There were many discussions and posts on what

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