It’s the Little Things that Count

These days it seems like it’s getting harder and harder to compete with all the flourish and flair many start-ups and tech companies offer. Take Google, for example; they offer their employees things like gourmet cafeterias, video games, nap pods, massage rooms, and rock climbing walls all for free. Employees can even do their laundry at work for free. They …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Workers Compensation: What to Do, Where to Go

If someone is injured on the job, what are you, the employer, required to do? Do you know where the necessary forms and procedural information are located at your workplace? Do your employees know where to go to get treatment for a work-related injury or illness? Every employee and manager should be able to answer ‘yes’ to these questions. If …

Written By: Stephanie Burns

Stripper Poles and Workers’ Comp.

After 40 years of living, I know I still have a lot to learn.  But in those 40 years, I’ve also experienced a lot and seen some really strange things.  So imagine my surprise when I read a publicity pitch a few weeks ago on tow hitch stripper poles.  Got that picture?  After I quit laughing from the images describe …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Key Indicators of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in Colorado

A workers compensation seminar that I attended a couple weeks ago had a brief presentation from our state Director of Workers Compensation, Director Tauriello. A couple of interesting and telling key indicators were presented from the Director. He stated that NCCI, The National Council on Compensation Insurance, has recently completed an analysis and found that Colorado is right in the …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Workers Compensation Claims Review

How does reviewing past claims help my business save money with Workers Compensation Insurance? Today StaffScapes is meeting with representatives from Pinnacol Assurance to review past claim history. This is a very valuable tool for all for all business that have had workers compensation claims. By reviewing claims a business is able to see trends that a supervisor of a …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Pinnacol Assurance

Pinnacol survey finds customers are more satisfied then ever.  In a recent survey of customers Pinnacol Assurance received it highest satisfied customer rating in years. Pinnacol received a 9.0 out of 10 for customer satisfaction of existing clients. Customers saying that they would return gave Pinnacol a 9.3 rating. The past few years Pinnacol has strengthened its customer service department and …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Pinnacol Assurance

Pinnacol Assurance will continue it’s safety Seminars for policy holder through out the summer. The June schedule is: June 10 -Understanding the workers compensation process June 17 – Claims 101 June 19 – Domestic and workplace violence June 24 – Safety leadership – beyond Compliance

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Colorado Worker’s Compensation

Designated medical provider change. As of January 1, 2008 all Colorado companies must give employees a choice of designated medical provider for a work related injury. The listed providers must be at separate and distinct locations and have no common ownership.  Injured workers must also be allowed to make a one-time change of the treating physician within 90 days of …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Pay as you go workers compensation

Are you over-funding your workers comp policy during slow months every year? With StaffScapes, Inc. pay as you go workers compensation policy you pay only for the actual liability that your employees incurred. Pay only for workers comp on actual hours worked not on estimated that you gave the auditor months earlier. With StaffScapes pay as you go program compensation …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Workers’ Compensation Safety Program

Tools needed for a Safety Program StaffScapes offers a variety of tools to put together the best Safety Program for your company.  Having a Safety Program in place helps to keep your Workers’ Compensation costs low and reduces payroll costs. StaffScapes provides monthly news letters, safety videos, onsite training, safety rules and up to date information on WC changes. In addition …

Written By: StaffScapes