5
Feb
NEER Rate Group Challenge

NEER Rate Group Challenge

As part of a proactive review by EKG we identified a major manufacturer of bearings was classified in a different WSIB rate group than its competitors. This represented a significant financial disadvantage. EKG researched all competitors in the the marketplace, obtaining their specific rate groups, NIAC codes, and other critical data. From this research a position paper prepared and presented to WSIB outlining the inequities in the specific industrial group and requested a reclassification for the client within their appropriate rate group....

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5
Feb
Disability Management – A complete Vision

Disability Management – A complete Vision

A multi-site manufacturing firm was struggling with a large number of modified workers that were not progressing in their return to work programs. Additionally, the organization struggled with non-occupational injury/illness placements.  A third party disability management firm was under contract but not delivering tangible results....

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24
Oct
Keys to Incident Response - Accident Investigation

Keys to Incident Response - Accident Investigation

Accidents happen, as any parent will tell you, and we are often left wondering why. A critical component of accident investigation is getting to the "why." A child asks “Why?” to which we generally answer “Because”, only to be asked “Because Why?”. Everyone who has young children has been engaged in this exercise - and while it may seem circular...

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8
May

Director HR, Tier 1 Automotive Provider

"EKG’s claims management training program is a mandatory requirement for anyone handling WSIB claims for our Ontario facilities."...

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