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How to Reduce Manufacturing Workers Comp Claims

How to Reduce Manufacturing Workers Comp ClaimsPaying close attention to the tools and resources your company can offer to promote a safe and healthy work environment for Manufacturers is essential. The best way to reduce injuries, illnesses, and increasing costs is by taking action. Make sure you and your employees are protected with a robust Manufacturing Workers’ Compensation policy. 

According to an article in Construction Labor Contractors, there are a few different ways to reduce Workers’ Comp costs.

  1. Create well-developed programs that adhere to OSHA standards. It’s a well-known fact that sticking to OSHA-compliant programs will result in fewer accidents and more productive employees. These standards are set in place to give you good guidelines for incident reduction. Those who don’t use it, well result in more accidents because of a poorly implemented program.
  1. While creating these programs are great, integrating them to the daily operation of your company is a critical task. This will get you the results you need by reducing Workers’ Comp costs.
  1. Do your investigation with any illnesses or injuries that come up. Your company is at risks for increasing claims which are sure to drive up your insurance costs. Keep contact with your employee, the medical provider and anyone else involved. Maintain records of all documents as well.
  1. Make sure to train your employees. This is the most significant part in safety and reducing Workers’ Comp costs. A program that’s designed to create a safe and healthy work environment will train your employees to recognize, avoid and prevent a dangerous or unhealthy work conditions.
  1. Routinely review your safety programs to make sure they are relevant and effective.

At Associated Speciality Insurance Agency, we provide Manufacturing Workers’ Comp policies across industries for all types of risks and will help you with new business opportunities and clients. We understand you’re looking for an insurance program with rates you can afford. For more information on what we offer, call us today at 866.679.7457.

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