ARTICLES ABOUT workers’ compensation

December 28, 2018

Member Service Spotlight: TargetSolutions for Fire/EMS

Find out why nearly two dozen Pool members purchase this world-class learning management system.

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October 17, 2018

Ask the Experts: Independent Contractors

CSD Pool’s expert, Lei Shi, answers how independent contractors are covered under our Workers’ Compensation coverage.

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July 10, 2018

Nurse Triage Program Improving Workers’ Compensation Costs

Our new Nurse Triage program will allow your injured employees to call in and speak to a nurse at the time of injury and determine whether they need to go to a healthcare provider or can care for the injury themselves.

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July 10, 2018

Don’t Get Swept Off Your Feet!

While weak tornadoes can be common, the Centennial State experiences an average of 60 tornadoes a year, and there’s no way of predicting when a more destructive super cell will appear…

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July 10, 2018

Firefighting into the Future

Firefighters place themselves in harm’s way for their communities every day, and as technology continues to propel forward, new advancements proffer potentially life-changing benefits to the men and women in the fire service.

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July 10, 2018

The Devastating Effects of Stress

While stress can come as the result of a sudden trauma or incident, such as an accident, loss of a job, loss of a loved one, or bad diagnosis, it can also come from the routine responsibilities we all face. That’s key: everyone faces stress.

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July 10, 2018

Ask the Experts: Reporting Payroll for WC Coverage

It is very important that you be as accurate as possible. As you may know, workers’ compensation contributions are based on the job duties and payroll of those covered.

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March 26, 2018

Ask the Experts: What are ‘incident rates’ and how are they calculated?

You may not be familiar with the concept of an incident rate because, unlike most employers, special districts are not required to report workplace injuries and fatalities to OSHA. The incident rate is a benchmark created by OSHA to illustrate the number of injuries reported by a given employer.

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January 2, 2018

An Ounce of Prevention and a Ton of Snow

Slips, trips, and falls (STFs) are some of the most common workplace injuries. The worst of these usually happen right at the onset of winter. This suggests that the majority of us may not be prepared for that first serious snow that sweeps through Colorado.

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January 2, 2018

Are You Ready?

Predicting hazards and their outcomes is the heart of risk management. But even someone with a very sophisticated risk management plan can find themselves with very little notice to prepare for sudden emergencies such as disasters.

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