Category Archives: Industry News

Max H. Graff Jr. Retires from MADSIF Board

The Board of Trustees is sad to announce that Max H. Graff Jr. is retiring from the MADSIF Board after 28 years of exemplary service. Mr. Graff also served on the Board of Auto Dealer Insurance Company, the captive reinsurance company of MADSIF. Mr. Graff made great contributions to the strategic direction of MADSIF while… read more

MADSIF – A Risk Management Tool Designed to Prevent Claims and Reduce Your Premiums

Focusing on Loss Control is the Best Way to Save WC Premium Dollars! Taking the time to understand the drivers behind your workers’ compensation costs and making a long-term commitment to a comprehensive loss control program designed to control those drivers is the best method for reducing your WC premium. Shopping carriers may bring short-term… read more

OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations for 2015

Breaking News from NSC: OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations for FY 2015 At the 2015 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2015. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the Top 10 on the Expo floor. “In… read more

Injuries Drop by Double-Digits; But Claims of Employer Retaliation Rise

Last year the federal government announced the good news: Workplace injuries dropped by an impressive 31 percent over the past decade. Mitigating this news was the doubling of federal and state court cases from about 50 to 100 in 2012 regarding retaliation for workers compensation claims, according to a story last year in the Wall… read more

Five Injury Facts Worth Knowing

The National Safety Council recently released its 2014 edition of Injury Facts – a compendium of the most current state and international injury statistics and their costs.  We’ve highlighted five facts and why you may wish to find out more.  Poisonings – including those from unintentional prescription pain killer overdoses – were the leading cause… read more