Workplace change can reduce obesity comp claims

 Wednesday, April 30, 2014

 Business Insurance

Employers should take a look at their workplaces to see if they accommodate the needs of overweight workers, according to a speaker at the Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. conference in Denver.Furniture and equipment that do not physically support overweight employees could lead to workers compensation claims, said Kevin Glennon, Lake Mary, Fla.-based vice president of home health and complex care for One Call Care Management, who presented a Tuesday session on how obesity affects workers comp.
Workers' Compensation