There is a lot of truth in the above statement. While workers' compensation reimburses the injured employee, the employer will incur a number of expenses. Costs such as hiring and training a substitute employee. This is assuming the vacancy can be filled in today's competitive job market. If a suitable replacement is not found, the employer might have to pay overtime to remaining employees for their increased workload.
At Underwriters Safety & Claims (US&C), our staff of loss control specialists assist employers in a number of ways. All of which are designed to eliminate injury before it happens. This includes:
Safety is not something that should be taken lightly. It does not happen on its own. It is an established, disciplined, and learned process. US&C can help you learn this process, and move your company toward having more of those "least expensive claims".