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"52 in 52" - Interviews with Wisconsin Business Professionals

A Slip and Fall Solution to Keep Your Employees Safe

Posted by John Brengosz

In this installment, Mark Wilcox of WI No Slip Floors provides a demonstration of his product that reduces slip and falls. He has a slip and fall solution for every type of floor (except carpet). His product has all sorts of applications for a variety of different industries. The product demonstration begins at the 8:30 mark in the video.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Workers Compensation, Experience MOD

Reduce OSHA Recordables by 40 Percent

Posted by John Brengosz

24/7 Nurse Care Hotline from The Alaris Group Inc

Nicole Hottmann from the Alaris Group discusses their 24/7 Nurse Care Hotline service. It offers a lot of benefits to employers and employees and it's their fastest growing service offering. Alaris offers a 24/7 nurse care hotline for employees to call right after an accident and those injuries are then triaged accordingly. Studies have shown that this process has reduced OSHA recordables up to 40%.

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Topics: Alaris Group, OSHA, Workers Compensation

Identify Alternate Locations for Injured Workers to Return to Work

Posted by John Brengosz

Alternative Locations for Return to Work Programs

Sometimes it's difficult to bring an injured worker back to modified duty at your location. If you're NOT in a "four-wall" location, it can be even harder (trucking, staffing, construction, etc.).  The Alaris Group has a program that helps employers identify alternate locations for injured workers to return to employment within their light duty restrictions. Why would you do this?  It makes a dramatic impact on your work comp experience mod and workers compensation premium.  There are tons of benefits for the Employer and the Employee to utilize this program beyond premium savings, which will be addressed in this segment.

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Topics: Return to Work, Workers Compensation, Experience MOD

Independent Medical Examinations Combat Workers Compensation Claims

Posted by John Brengosz

Independent Medical Examinations (IME's) are one of the most useful tools to combat workers compensation claims that have "fraudulent" qualities. In many claims, treatment seems to go on and on with no end in sight. IME's can be useful to establish an End of Healing, address whether or not injuries are work-related (perhaps by reviewing a job description of a job video), and to address an individual's ability to return to work or future restrictions. It is important to note that an IME doctor can AGREE with an injured worker's treating physician also. 

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Topics: Insurance Claims, Independent Medical Examinations, Workers Compensation

Do Not Let Your Work Comp MOD Fall (On Ice!)

Posted by Tom Boudreau

WalkSafe Campaign Packet


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Topics: United Heartland, Workers Compensation, MOD