January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Edwin Zalewski, J.J. Keller & Associates
Drivers and other employees who get injured at work may be temporarily unable to perform their jobs. If an injury prevents an employee from working, you might wonder what steps you need to take to get the employee back on the job, or how much time must pass before you can hire a replacement.
Tags: Driver Safety, Americans with Disabilities Act, Workers' Compensation, EEOC, FMLA
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Kate Harlow
One of the best ways to lower your worker's comp costs is by reducing the number of incidents. Being proactive about safety is a fleet's best defense against worker's comp claims.
Tags: Workers' Compensation, Business
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jodi Mathy, Senior Claims Consultant, HNI
The reclassification this summer by the American Medical Association of obesity as “a disease state” effectively declared that one-third of all Americans has a medical condition requiring treatment. The obesity classification will have a tremendous impact on health insurers and workers compensation insurers alike.
Tags: Drivers, Workers' Compensation, Driver Health
February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge
OSHA Fines, Worker's Comp Claims, Lost Productivity, Lawsuits, Higher Insurance Costs, Equipment Downtime. The Pitfalls of Not Managing the Dangers in the Shop
Tags: Productivity, OSHA, lawsuits, shop management, Workers' Compensation, insurance costs, equipment downtime
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