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Rear Ends are Growing

STEVE MUELLER
Relationship Manager at HNI

…and it’s not just because the Girl Scouts made a killing in the office this spring.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

Can You Save by Paying Medical-Only Work Comp Claims Yourself?

JODI MATHY
Senior Claims Consultant at HNI

Can you save money by paying small medical-only claims directly and not reporting them to your insurer? This is a question often asked by small to mid-sized clients trying to control their experience rating. There are several factors to factor when considering this practice:

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

GET OFF MY... safe following distance

MEGAN YOUNG
Account Executive at HNI

Following too closely (otherwise known as tailgating) continues to be one of the most common causes of serious (and entirely preventable) collisions.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

The Costs of Obesity: How to Battle this Wicked Problem

BRITTA WAGNER
Claims Assistant at HNI

From a risk management perspective, obesity is one little word that wrecks a whole lot of havoc for a company. Some tend to think about this as an issue for employee benefits professionals - but the impact reaches much further than just health insurance expenses. This disease can permeate a business culture, drive claim costs up, and ultimately decrease a business’s profit margin. 

Topics: Safety / Compliance

The Top 10 Return to Work Myths

JODI MATHY
Senior Claims Consultant at HNI

There are a lot of myths surrounding the process for returning employees to work after an accident or injury.  The most common are:

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Auditing a Workplace Safety Manual: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

KYLE MEINERT
HNI Risk Advisor

When I take on new health and safety advisory clients, one of my first tasks is auditing their workplace safety manual.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Deadline to Share OSHA Incidents with Employees on Feb. 1

KYLE MEINERT
HNI Risk Advisor

A compliance deadline is around the corner for most businesses. OSHA Form 300A or (aka 300 annual summary) is the form that communicates and summarizes the past year's OSHA incidents, and it needs to be decking the halls of your business very soon!

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

TRIA Poised for Passage Following OK from Congress

ART JOSETTI
HNI Account Executive

The federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday, Jan. 8, and the legislation likely will be passed into law by President Obama in the coming days.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Terrorism Insurance Program Expiring... What Does It Mean to You?

ART JOSETTI
HNI Account Executive 

Effective Dec. 31 (that's Wednesday), the U.S. government’s reinsurance program for terrorism insurance coverage will expire.

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing

Chiropractic Terminology for Employers: Learn the Lingo

DR. MARC GILEROVICH, DC
Medical Case Manager-Wisconsin,
The ALARIS Group

Chiropractors use a different language. If your employee is visiting a chiropractor for a work-related injurywill you be able to translate?

Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing