- Montana tackles air ambulance expenses
Montana has been one of the most active states in trying to understand and address the high cost of air ambulance services.
- Company culture a loophole in distracted driving policies
Company culture can be one of the biggest roadblocks in keeping workers who drive off their cellphones, according to experts.
- Employer sees workers comp costs fall after vetting applicants
Frank Russo, senior vice president of risk and legal affairs and privacy officer for Irvine, California-based elder care firm Silverado, is always on the lookout for creative ways to mitigate risk.
- Costly air ambulances burden comp system
Concern about the prices charged by air ambulances is gaining increasing attention in the workers compensation sector.
- Hitting the brakes on distracted driving
Risk management expert Dave Barry pulled his car over at a gas station on the outskirts of St. Louis recently to practice what he preaches: talking about the dangerous practice of distracted driving on his cellphone.
- Dishonest job candidates fall to integrity tests
Employers can save money on their workers compensation costs by weeding out dishonest employees or those likely to malinger during their recovery periods before even hiring them.