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August 2014 Archives

Depression and other mental illnesses in the workplace

The recent tragic death of beloved comedic actor Robin Williams – who notably battled with depression and substance abuse issues for years – has brought a new national attention to the importance of a free and open dialogue about mental health. Though the goal of removing the stigma from any discussion of mental illness is a laudable one, the fact remains that such stigma does exist in many societal circles, among them the workplace.

Back-to-school time means more school staff hurt on the job

It's that time of year again! Summer is winding down, so the kids – and their teachers – are gearing up to go back to school. With a new school year comes opportunities for development, the learning of new skills and subjects, playing sports, participating in activities and the feeling of accomplishment that comes with learning. Something else comes at this time of year, though, and it's an unfortunate byproduct of teachers and students being back in class: a rise in workers' compensation and workplace injury claims by teachers, aides, custodians and other school staff members.  

Hidden costs of workplace injuries for employers

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, as the old saying goes. When it comes to workplace injuries, the adage certainly rings true. Taking steps to identify and address workplace hazards before accidents occur can not only prevent needless injuries and illnesses from occurring, but can also help employers save money in the long run.

Ohio man ordered to return workers' compensation benefits

An Ohio man must repay nearly $20,000 in workers’ compensation benefits after pleading guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. He was accused of collecting benefits while continuing to work at the heating and air conditioning company that he owns.

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