Monthly Archives: February 2015

Stress in the Workplace – How stress can affect your worker’s compensation program

Stress may not always be visible, but its effects on injured employees and your bottom line are real enough to warrant a closer look. Stress can affect anyone at any time, but workers with an existing injury are particularly vulnerable. Beyond anxiety and fatigue, stress can extend healing time for injured workers and exacerbate physical… read more

Technology in the workplace: Distraction in your Pocket

Distractions are everywhere, but it’s the glowing screens in our pockets that are fast becoming our favorite distraction in the workplace. In a recent survey of 1,000 workers by Virgin Pulse,┬áresearchers found that 45 percent of respondents were distracted by email, texts and social media. Distracted driving leads the pack for causes of automobile accidents,… read more