Bending the Cost Curve – Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs Utilizing a Strategic Platform of Loss Control and Claims Advocacy Services

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Crystal Ballrooms K & L
Convention Level

Preventing and managing workplace injuries which result in workers’ compensation claims is an important enterprise which require wide risk management strategies for employers to implement. It is widely known that the only good claim is the one which was prevented from occurring. This course will demonstrate how implementing a comprehensive approach to loss prevention, and therefore creating a culture of safety, within an organization results in cost savings as well as better employee engagement and satisfaction. The course will demonstrate that when loss prevention is coupled with an advocacy-based claims model, the proven results include a reduction of workers’ compensation claims combined with a claim management process which empowers injured workers and speeds their ability to return to work.

James D. Smith, MS, CSP
Southern Region Risk Control Services
Gallagher Risk Management Services
Boca Raton, FL

Scott Clark
Arthur J. Gallagher
Boca Raton, FL


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