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Claims

The value in reporting minor work injuries

Reporting minor injuries helps create a record in case the injury becomes more severe. Incident-only claims won’t affect your premium.

Opioids and workers' compensation: Why employers should care

Opioid painkiller misuse not only threatens the general wellbeing of employees, but can create on-the-job safety risks and inhibit recovery and return-to-work.

Streamlined phone reporting option available

In response to feedback from employers and workers, we’re offering a new option when you call the SFM Work Injury Hotline to report injuries.

Four things you need to do after an employee is injured

Help prevent future workplace injuries, get the employee on the road to recovery and ensure a smooth claim process with these four post-injury tips.

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Why you have to stay vigilant on work injuries

Ideally, your employees will let you know if they are injured, but what if they don’t? You might still be legally required to report.

What happens when you choose the SFM Work Injury Hotline nurse option?

Reporting injuries through the SFM Work Injury Hotline provides injured employees the opportunity to speak with a nurse and get a treatment recommendation. Here's what to expect when you call.

Four reasons why reporting work injuries immediately helps you and your employees

Immediately reporting injuries improves medical care, accident investigation, contact with medical providers and communication with injured employees.

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Are infectious diseases acquired at work eligible for workers’ compensation?

Legal and practical considerations if employees are exposed to the flu or other viruses at work.

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What employers need to know about concussions

Because the duration, symptoms, diagnostic testing and treatment in each case are so varied, concussions can be very complex and costly to treat.

Preventing depression among injured workers

Post-injury depression can prolong a claim and delay return-to-work. Here are steps employers can take to lower the risk of depression.

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