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post-injury depression
Consequential depression: When a work injury leads to mental health issues

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

SFM Work Injury Hotline
What happens when I call the SFM Work Injury Hotline?

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.

Opioids and workers' compensation information for employers
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.

Man pointing to his watch
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.

Woman with cast on arm using iPad
Why early return-to-work benefits your employees and bottom line

Strong return-to-work programs lead to better outcomes for injured workers and can help control workers’ compensation premium costs for employers.

Aaron Holm
After severe injury, man recovers, thrives, then helps others

SFM employees recently heard the inspiring story of a man who not only overcame a tragic accident that cost him both legs, but used the experience to help others.

Doctor with a patient
Seven things employers should know about independent medical examinations

Here are a few things you should know about independent medical examinations.

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