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Who Knew Workers Compensation Was So Complicated?

After more than 28 years of helping staffing company owners evaluate all their workers compensation options, I find many are unaware of the multitude of options that can save them money, and make their back office operations more streamlined. For example, sometimes...

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Halloween Can Be a Workers’ Comp Nightmare

Employers beware. Those Halloween costumes, haunted houses, and themed Halloween workplaces can be work accidents waiting to happen. To be liable, the injury must have occurred on an employer's premises and contain a degree of employer sponsorship. Case in point: an...

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How Fun Was Your Last Work Comp Audit?

Some staffing companies compare a work comp audit from the State Fund like going to the dentist for a check-up, and walking out of the office 12 hours later feeling like they just had a root canal. Work Comp Staffing Solutions has all options of workers' compensation...

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Employers Under-report Work Injuries : BLS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the number of workplace injuries provided by employers is "grossly" underreported, according to the most recent data. The numbers reported as of 2015 were 3 million injuries, which the BLS says is way too low. Until new data...

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States Cracking Down on Opioids

The Workers' Compensation Research Institute found that out of 25 states in 2016, 55% to 85% of injured workers who missed more than seven days of work were prescribed an opioid prescription for pain. The more frequent prescriptions are given out, the more likely an...

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Want to Stand Out: Strive for the Mark of Safety Excellence

Safety comes first with any employer and staffing firms should say it proud with a Safety Standard of Excellence mark of the American Staffing Association (ASA). A safe workplace not only attracts more workers, but keeps work injuries down. To find out more, go to...

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