Ohio BWC honored to host national conference

Thank you to everyone who helped make it a success By Kendra DePaul, BWC Other States Coverage Manager Almost 500 workers’ comp professionals traveled to Cleveland the week of July 21 for the 2019 American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) Annual Conference. We are happy to report the conference was a resounding success! … Continue reading Ohio BWC honored to host national conference

Continuing the workers’ comp conversation

By Kendra DePaul, BWC Other States Coverage Manager Oklahoma: home to Will Rogers, Route 66 and CompSource Mutual Insurance Company - host of the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF). AASCIF is an association of workers’ compensation state funds from 26 different states, plus 8 workers’ compensation boards … Continue reading Continuing the workers’ comp conversation

Driverless Vehicles – Rapid Changes Ahead

By Kendra DePaul, BWC Other States Coverage Manager Originally published in the May 2017 American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) Newsletter Transportation-related incidents continue to be the leading cause of fatal workers’ compensation injuries. So the buzz about autonomous vehicles has caught the attention of the industry. The hope is that by automating certain … Continue reading Driverless Vehicles – Rapid Changes Ahead

Educating and elevating the work comp industry

By Kendra DePaul, BWC Other States Coverage Manager Last week, BWC staff headed to Scottsdale, Arizona to participate in a planning session for the Annual Conference of the American Association of States Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF). AASCIF is an association of workers’ compensation state funds from 26 different states, plus 8 workers’ compensation boards in … Continue reading Educating and elevating the work comp industry

State funds’ common challenge: A ‘people’ industry in need of more people

By Kendra DePaul, BWC Other States Coverage Manager Last week, I spent a few days attending the Annual Conference of the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF). AASCIF is an association of workers' compensation state funds from 26 different states, plus 8 workers' compensation boards in Canada. Each year the conference is hosted … Continue reading State funds’ common challenge: A ‘people’ industry in need of more people