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Santa Deals With Worker’s Comp, Too

It’s the busy season at Santa’s workshop and that usually means a few headaches for Santa. Ginger, Santa’s longest-employed elf, injured her knee when she…

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The Workers’ Compensation System Is Broken – Or Is It?

I know I have heard this said by an employer at least 3 times in the last 2 weeks: “The Workers’ Comp System is Broken.”…

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8 Words or Phrases That Should Be Retired From The Workers’ Compensation Field

Let’s “voc” (pronounced VOKE) him! – a Vocational Rehabilitation referral is frequently used as the last ditch effort to settle a case if nothing else…

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OSHA Cracking Down on Healthcare Facilities

On June 25, OSHA announced it was going to focus on injury prevention procedures and equipment used in hospitals and nursing care centers by doing…

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Judge Rules in Favor of EMPLOYER

Recently a court case was brought to my attention. A worker for the US Postal Service had filed a complaint with the EEOC that she…

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They Withdrew the Job Offer for What?

The WorkSTEPS test is an objective assessment tool; either a candidate can perform the job safely or they cannot, or they have a medical condition…

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The “Yes I Can” Mentality

Well, it has happened… A trusted employee has sustained an injury and the worker’s comp process has begun. The employee has seen doctors, perhaps has…

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More on Accommodations at Work

As a follow up to our previous articles of “ADA and Return to Work”, the importance of having an interactive dialogue with workers who mention…

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Proof that Work Conditioning WORKS!

Recently, we analyzed some of our data from work conditioning and determined some interesting outcomes: For the referrals that Job Ready has received for work…

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