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It’s National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month as proclaimed annually by the National Safety Council. The celebration is a great reason to double-check your company’s safety procedures to make sure you and…
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We double check injury claims to protect our customers

RS Claims Analyst Brigitte Le Vie shared her experience working a recent injury claim that makes an important point about the service our staff provides. An employee filed a workers’…
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What retailers should know about soliciting for charities and social causes

Retailers are increasingly soliciting charitable donations or sharing a portion of their sales with charities or social causes. You might have noticed this trend if a sales clerk ever asked…
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Do you ‘Gemba’?

Various management styles can either promote or neglect safety and help to prevent injuries on the job. We recently came across part of Toyota’s production management strategy that might be…
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Safety considerations with foreign-born Latino workers

Companies in Washington State are increasingly working with Spanish-speaking employees, some of whom are foreign-born. In recognition of this, Washington Retail is developing its SAFEME safety training app for Spanish…
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Did you know?

Whether you sit or stand at work, companies are paying more attention to what will keep you productive. Will your office chair help prevent injury? Does the floor you stand…
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Applications are open to become one of America’s safest companies

The occupational safety and health magazine EHS Today is accepting applications to be named one of America’s safest companies for 2019. Applications are open until July 15. Since 2002, more…
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Claims management means checking and rechecking

Retail Services not only processes claims, but our staff also investigates to establish that injury claims are valid. The savings from illegitimate claims help RS keep workers’ comp insurance rates…
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We offer customized workers’ comp summary reports

Enrolling in the RETRO program gives companies the best protection against workers’ compensation rate increases. Workers’ Compensation premium taxes, paid by companies in Washington, are among  the largest expenses a…
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SAFEME Automotive hits the road

Retail Services is developing a series of free apps for specific groups in the workplace. RS has developed SAFEME apps for entry-level employers, older workers and most recently, for employees…
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Did you know?

Employers can also be reimbursed up to 50 percent of wages for 66 days or $10,000 when they modify a job for an injured worker. We help our members get…
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Webinar will show how to create a safety culture at work

You know you have to reduce or eliminate injuries at work, but where do you start? It takes a culture committed to reducing and eliminating accidents. EHS Today, an online…
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