This week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed strong and affirmative defenses to workers' compensation claims; tips on fighting back against work-related back injuries with some exercises to increase your employees' flexibility to prevent back injuries; and training your employees on how to respond if they are caught on the road in the middle of a rare, yet dangerous, earthquake.
Workers' Compensation Claims? The Best Defense is a Strong Offense—They say that a strong offense is the best defense. Well, that applies to workers' compensation claim defenses, too.
Affirmative Defenses to a Workers' Compensation Claims—When will you be able to use an affirmative defense to a workers' compensation claim?
Fight Back Against Work-Related Back Injuries—So many safety topics are critical for preventing worker injuries. But across the board in all industries, perhaps the most critical is back safety training.
Help for Aching Backs—Here are some exercises you can recommend to employees when you hold back safety meetings. These easy tune-ups can help condition and increase flexibility to prevent back injuries.
Extreme Driving!—Extreme sports are all the rage these days, and perhaps some of your workers are developing their adventurous sides outside of the workplace. However, getting caught on the road in the middle of an earthquake may be an adventure in extreme driving that they weren't looking for! Help your employees deal with these rare, yet dangerous, conditions by training them how to respond.
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