Podcasts & Blogs

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Kaizen Events: Changing Your Work Environment to Reduce Injuries

oday, around 20% of days of missed work are due to sprains and strains that happen as a result of poor workplace design. Companies and public sector organizations that consider their employees’ work environment and how it can affect health and efficiency — known as ergonomics — can potentially reduce workplace injuries.

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Navigating the Generational Gap

This week’s speakers, Karen Caterino and Mark Pew, explain how to navigate the professional generation gap.

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Understanding Actuarial Methods

The purpose of most actuarial methods is to estimate ultimate losses, or total losses, for a particular accident period. Once an estimate of the ultimate losses is determined, outstanding losses or required reserves are easily calculated by subtracting the paid losses from these total losses.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Practices in the Workplace

James shares how to make greater progress as a society and individually for diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Risk to Public Entity Employees

Until a much larger percent of the population is vaccinated, wearing a mask remains one of the most effective things that government employees can do to protect themselves and their loved ones. Now is a good time to remind employees to be sure their masks are meeting all of CDC’s recommendations.

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Ergonomics and Working from Home

For this week’s episode, Lisa Orr provides a wide range of solutions for working from home. She explains specific tactics in achieving efficiency within this new normal…

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Understanding Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use continues to be a point of controversy, both in the medical and legal communities. In order to understand why, we need to clearly distinguish between two different issues…

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The True Cost of Pharmacy

This week we’re joined by Mark Morgan, President of Sherrill Morgan. He explains pharmacy costs, which includes why pharmaceuticals are priced the way they are and how pharmacy programs work today.

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Mitigating Cyber Risk and Lowering Premiums

Cybersecurity rests at or near the top of risk managers’ lists of concerns for 2021.  Remote work and online commerce have exploded due to the pandemic, and criminals have taken note.

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