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One thing I have struggled with over time is gaining flexibility and managing stress. Joining the gym, walking and running are all great ways to relieve stress, and stretching helps keep us flexible. I have always wanted to try Yoga, but never wanted to take that first step and walk into a class. I had no idea if I could handle the poses, and nobody wants to feel like everyone …Click to Continue
CONCORD, NH–The Scott Lawson Companies (SLC), a leading worker health and safety; workers’ compensation third party administrator; and employee wellness firm in New England, is pleased to announce their participation in the Commute Green New Hampshire promotion. Commute Green New Hampshire’s primary goal is to help people carpool, bicycle, walk, and/or use public transportation to work, school, shopping and similar trips from May 16-20, which coincides with National Bike/Walk to …Click to Continue
If you, like us, are always looking for creative ideas to motivate employees, I might have just the solution for May. National Employee Health & Fitness Day is the third Wednesday in May each year. This year, it will be on May 18. Administered annually by the National Association for Health & Fitness, it is a national health observance, created to promote the benefits of physical activity for individuals through …Click to Continue
On April 28th, 1971 President Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act into law. The Act created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, fondly known as OSHA. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and occupational fatality by issuing and enforcing standards for workplace safety and health. OSHA has come a long way since its inception.
Prior to 1971, 14,000 Americans died on the job every …Click to Continue
Supervisors play an important role at the time of injury and when an injured employee returns to work. Generally, they are first to be notified of an injury. How they react can set the tone for the entire injury claim process. They also deal directly with the injured employee when they return to work.
When a supervisor receives an injury report, he/she should always respond positively and follow company reporting …Click to Continue
So, I haven’t been in this industry for long enough to know what things looked like the last time the P/C Industry was faced with market changing factors. However, I’d like to think that based on what we’re looking at now, that there’s no choice but for the market to change. At this year’s National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Expo, in the Keynote, Robert Hartwig of the Insurance Information …Click to Continue
Although I could easily answer this by saying: “Simple: just pick us”, I would imagine those of you listening to me might want a bit of justification. Mark Noonan has started a three part column (part 1) over at Risk & Insurance that will (hopefully) reinforce what I’d tell you about what we do, and why we’re the natural choice.
Mark makes mention of the “60% of costs these days …Click to Continue
As the slow economy continues to drag on there may be signs of life out there!
We recently had meetings of the Boards that run our two self insurance groups and they represent about 275 New Hampshire companies. Many of the Board members noted that they have hired in the last 60 days, one company increasing their staff by over 10%. Several of the companies noted that the fourth quarter …Click to Continue