Poor health is a key factor in the duration of a workers compensation claim. If an injured worker has other health issues these can impact the cost of the claim and quite often become intertwined with the claim resulting in increased costs and frustration for business owners who often feel they are not liable for external health issues. Raising awareness within the workplace may be the best place to start, start your employees thinking about being healthier and you will reap the benefits. ABILITY GROUP has been working with an Exercise Physiologist to implement health and wellbeing program within our own business and can assist you with practical solutions to help you find the best solution for your business.
Delays in reporting injuries, claims or the engagement of appropriate assistance can result in claim costs leakage and significant financial impact. What is often most critical is the early diagnosis and treatment of injuries. Recently ABILITY GROUP partnered with a specialist organisation who provide a service to expedite the assessment of injured workers.
A must read article for all businesses as body stressing claims account for 55% of all claims. With an ageing workforce these types of claims could take longer to resolve leading to increased claim costs that impact premiums. Minimising risk within your organisation and keeping it simple is where ABILITY GROUP can help. We identify practical, realistic and sustainable solutions.