Top 10 Tips for Reducing Workers Compensation Claims

  1. Establish a post-accident drug testing policy.
  2. Investigate all accidents promptly. Interview witnesses. Take photos. Preserve evidence.
  3. Utilize the free loss prevention services offered by your insurance carrier.
  4. Provide a means for employees to report fraud.
  5. Develop good hiring practices including background checks, drug testing, physical capacity testing, and integrity testing.
  6. Provide return-to-work options for injured workers capable of light duty tasks.
  7. Consistently enforce safety rules.
  8. Direct all non-emergency injuries to a contracted occupational medical services provider.
  9. Provide published procedures for reporting all work-related injuries.
  10. Report all work-related injuries immediately to your workers compensation claims department.

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