Workers’ Compensation Articles

April 3, 2024

Pickleball Injuries Spark Conversation on Workouts in the Workplace

Pickleball has taken the country by storm, but the increase in popularity has accompanied an increase in injuries and complicated workplace exercise routines.

May 2, 2023

Out of State Employee Coverage Options Available

In a very limited capacity, our workers’ compensation carrier has agreed to extend limited coverage. This is specifically for our members’ remote clerical office employees who reside and work permanently outside of Colorado.

July 28, 2022

Workers’ Compensation Laws Updated by Colorado Legislature

Recently, new house bills related to workers’ compensation were signed by Governor Jared Polis for the state of Colorado. These bills include changes to the requirements regarding workers’ compensation injury notices, workers’ compensation updates, and protecting injured workers’ mental health records

January 12, 2021

2020 Workers’ Compensation Audit

This year, the CSD Pool’s 2020 Workers’ Compensation Audit will be processed using an updated, simplified version of the same value collection system used for your district’s 2021 coverage renewal. Here are a few updates and instructions for the CSD Pool’s 2020 Workers’ Compensation Audit.

January 11, 2021

Are My Employees Covered Under Workers’ Compensation While Working Out of State?

The pandemic has affected our lives in many ways. One of the challenges special districts face is how to answer insurance-based questions on telecommuting. Here is an overview of potential Workers’ Compensation coverage issues when employees are telecommuting from home.

October 31, 2020

The Importance of Roadside Safety

For workers on the sides of busy roads, safety is critically important, and flaggers are only part of the equation.

July 21, 2020

Ask the Experts: What are the WC Considerations of Working from Home?

Find out more about what working from home means for workers’ compensation.

July 21, 2020

The Truth About Blue Light

With the spread of artificial lights, and with smartphones, laptops, and tablets prevalent in every corner of society, read about the growing concern around blue light.

March 30, 2020

Reminder About Designated Preferred Providers

Colorado Law requires a written designated provider letter be given to the injured worker within seven business days following the date the employer receives notice of an employee’s injury.

October 23, 2019

Ask the Experts: Is Horseplay Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Maintaining a zero-tolerance policy for horseplay is a critical loss-prevention tool for districts to discourage unsafe behavior in the workplace. Find out what effects horseplay in the workplace can have on claims and your workers’ compensation.

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