Managing Safety and Health Exposures: Injury and Illness Case Management

Managing ExposuresFew business expenses have sky rocketed like the cost of healthcare. That’s why it’s important to manage the safety and health of your employees.

By being diligent in preventing employee and customer injuries, as well as property damage, you will help minimize accidents and help to reduce your insurance costs. You can help control and manage the insurance risks associated with employee safety and health by implementing these tips:

Injury and Illness Case Management

• Create a concise return-to-work policy statement

• Establish injury and illness reporting and investigation procedures

• Identify physicians to whom you feel comfortable referring your employees

• Require physicians to document employee physical restrictions on a company form

• Contact injured employees weekly if they’e out of work for an extended period of time

• Discuss the progress of an employee’s recovery weekly with the physician

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