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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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U.S. Chamber links employers with help for prescription drug misuse

A new survey found that more than half of U.S. employers have been negatively affected by the nation’s opioid epidemic, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Further, small businesses…
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Claims analyst saves Retro pool from overpayments

Senior Claims Analyst Maria McClain shared an example of a case she worked that initially went awry because Labor & Industries incorrectly calculated the wages of an injured worker. Maria…
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Claims Manager saves Retro pool from a financial loss

Nancy Barnes, RS’ Claims Administration Manager, shared an example of how she works to save potential losses of funds from the Retro refund pool. An injury claim from last December…
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Workplace assaults on the rise

Nonfatal work-related assaults are on the rise, The National Safety Council reports. In 2017, assaults resulted in 18,400 injuries and illnesses involving days away from work and 458 fatalities. The…
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Did you know?

Retail Services maintains an extensive and growing archive of safety-related videos of value to managers and their employees alike. Safety is not a topic to take for granted. The state…
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Can a trade association help your business become more profitable?

By Terry Hopsecger, Director of Business Development In today’s economy, your bottom line is what’s most important at the end of every month. On that note, here are a dozen…
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RS is working on a safety app for Spanish speakers

Retail Services currently offers the public two free safety-related apps that cover basic instruction including one geared specifically for employees working in auto repairs and service. By fall of this…
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Labor & Industries has a Preferred Worker Program with financial incentives and premium relief for employers willing to take back valued employees with medical restrictions resulting from an accident at…
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OSHA begins using drones for inspections

The future has arrived for building safety and code inspections. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun limited use of drones for building inspections deemed too unsafe for inspectors…
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Flexibility is the key in the retail industry!

Don’t let those articles that proclaim the death of retail fool you.  Retailers are in the process of transformation. In this disruptive operating environment, retailers must effectively extend their unique…
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