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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

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November 1, 2021

Welcome to the New LWCC.com

Our new cutting-edge website aims to improve the customer experience and support our purpose to help Louisiana thrive.

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July 28, 2021

LWCC Receives Prestigious Ward's Recognition

Awarded for outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance.

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July 1, 2021

LWCC Dedicates the Foster Learning Center

The new facility in Baton Rouge honors our founder, the late Governor Foster, and serves as a valuable resource for employees, agents, policyholders, and partners to facilitate meaningful collaboration and learning that will help Louisiana progress into the future.

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May 25, 2021

LWCC Announces 2020 Safest 70 Award Winners

LWCC announced the 2020 Safest 70 Award recipients, an award to honor policyholders who share LWCC’s commitment to workplace safety and employee health and wellness.

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May 1, 2021

2021 Q2 Law Review

A summary of cases that involve issues that arose under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act and were decided by the Courts during the second quarter of 2021. This summary was prepared for your review by an LWCC in-house attorney and is not intended to be legal advice.

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April 1, 2021

LWCC Announces Dividend of $94 Million

LWCC’s Board of Directors declares $94 million dividend to be distributed to approximately 20,000 Louisiana businesses, putting funds back into the state’s economy.

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April 1, 2021

2021 Q1 Law Review

A summary of cases that involve issues that arose under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act and were decided by the Courts during the first quarter of 2021. This summary was prepared for your review by an LWCC in-house attorney and is not intended to be legal advice.

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March 30, 2021

Elevating Louisiana's Economy

Following one of the most unprecedented years of modern times, the LWCC board of directors has announced the distribution of a $94 million dividend to approximately 20,000 Louisiana-owned businesses.

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January 25, 2021

LWCC Recognized at the 2020 AASCIF Communications Awards

Recently, LWCC’s communications efforts were honored by the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF).

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December 16, 2020

2020: Our Year in Review

At LWCC, we began the year aiming to instill pride, in our company and our state. While we were not immune to the challenges, as we reflect back on the year, we have so much to be proud of.

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The Case for a Drug-Free Workplace

The hazards and risks from substances threaten the health and safety of employees. Learn the costs of drug abuse and the benefits of a drug-free program.

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Guide to Online Payroll Reporting

Monthly payroll reporting is an alternative method of premium payment that may benefit policyholders whose payroll may vary from month to month. Learn more about how to go about reporting payroll online via LWCC Interactive.

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Safety Services Request Form

Need to get in touch with our Safety Services team or request access to safety resources? Fill out the form and provide as many details as possible regarding your request, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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2021 NCCI Miscellaneous Values & Ownership Payroll Limitation Summary

LWCC uses the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) Miscellaneous Values and the Ownership Payroll Limitation Summary for all new and renewal business. Please access the current Miscellaneous Values and the Ownership Payroll Limitation Summary for 2021 here.

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Developing a Written Safety Plan: A Guide

A successful safety program should reflect the philosophy and attitude of the organization regarding the workplace safety of its workforce. LWCC Safety Service’s Consultants on Call can assist in identifying the fundamentals to create and sustain an effective workplace safety program.

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Fraud Reporting Form

If you would like to report someone who you think may be committing workers' compensation fraud, complete the information in this Fraud Reporting Form.

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Claims Forms

Injured workers need to complete a variety of forms throughout the claims process. Access the most up to date forms here.

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Safety Support Document Library

Employee educational awareness is a key method to reducing injury frequency and severity in the workplace. Periodic safety meeting guides on hazard identification and abatement can lead to increased safety on the job. Our library on various safety topics can provide additional resources to reduce employee injuries.

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Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

Hurricane season is upon us in Louisiana. While COVID-19 held our attention, the 2020 storm season snuck up on us. Don’t let your business be caught by surprise!

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Maximizing Pandemic Downtime: A Focus on Safety

Before you open your doors for business, the LWCC Safety Services Team reminds business leaders to take advantage of the fact that many companies currently have few, if any, employees on-site.

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Fireworks Safety: Don't Get Burned!

While spectacular to see up close, fireworks are explosives that can and will burn you if you’re not careful. Our Safety Services Team has compiled a list of safety tips in the interest of keeping every Louisiana citizen safe.

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Congratulations to the 2019 LWCC Safest 70 Winners!

LWCC is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Safest 70 Awards. Established in 2008, we created this award to honor our policyholders who share our commitment to workplace safety

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August in Louisiana: Beat the Heat!

When spending time outdoors, either for work or play, beware of heat-related health hazards such as heat rash, cramps, exhaustion, and — in extreme cases — heatstroke.

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Lifting Safety: LWCC Has Your Back

Twenty-six percent of all reported workplace injury claims are related to handling and lifting, LWCC statistics show. Here are some tips on how to lift and transport heavy objects safely:

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Drug Free Workplaces: Spread Awareness, Make a Plan.

LWCC stands with the National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance, a division of Drug Free America Foundation, to promote the annual observance of National Drug-Free Work Week from October 12 – 16.

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LWCC Safest 70 Star: Cenac Marine Services

LWCC’s Safest 70 Awards celebrate policyholders who share our commitment to workplace safety. Our Safest 70 Stars go above and beyond in their safety efforts and lead the way in employee health and wellness.

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Leave Unsafe Working Conditions Out in the Cold

Whether you are working at a job site or doing extended yard work at home to prepare for the winter season, know cold stress can be prevented.

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Elevating Louisiana's Small Businesses

In honor of Small Business Saturday — coming up November 28 — we partnered with Louisiana Economic Development (LED) to share resources available to Louisiana’s 347,436 small businesses.

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Holiday Safety: Check it Once, Check it Twice

From the food to the décor, make sure you’re practicing safety through the holiday season. While considered common sense, the hustle and bustle may make these simple tips easy to forget

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New Year, New Safety Resolutions

Many of us set resolutions for the new year ranging from minor goals to major lifestyle changes. Do you make resolutions for your company or your job? LWCC encourages you to head into 2021 with a focus on safety. A safe workplace is a more productive one.

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Distracted Driving: Not Worth the Risks

When thinking of distracted driving, we immediately think of talking or texting on a cell phone. Although that is a major source of distraction across drivers, there are other ways a driver’s attention can be diverted.

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LWCC Safest 70 Star: SLEMCO

Seeking experienced help is normal for SLEMCO as they continually work with LWCC’s Safety Services Department, hosting monthly discussions with their Safety Services Representative regarding trending topics, encountered issues, and best practices in preventing and eliminating risks.

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Workplace Fatigue: Don't Sleep on It

Employee fatigue is more than being tired, it’s a major safety concern that can lead to increased accidents and injuries, lower productivity, and increased absenteeism.

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LWCC's Dividend Program Supports Workplace Safety

The 2020 dividend is proving impactful, especially for Island Operating, who says the funds will help continue their company’s safety program.

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Safest 70 Award Winners Prioritize Workplace Safety

LWCC celebrates policyholders who share a commitment to workplace safety

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Stay Hydrated. Stay Safe.

The best way to beat the summer heat and avoid heat-related stress is to stay properly hydrated, drinking plenty of water, even before beginning to feel thirsty.

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Be Proactive this Hurricane Season

Following an active 2020 season, with 2 major storms making landfall in Southwest Louisiana, it is important that businesses properly prepare. The best time for this is before the threat is imminent.

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6 Tips to Prevent Trips, Slips, and Falls

Slips, trips, and falls are one of the leading causes of injury in the workplace. Ranging from mild to more severe, these accidents can be avoided.

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LWCC Safest 70 Star: Gulf Land Structures

Gulf Land Structures specializes in design, construction, rental, and service of living quarters worldwide while setting an example for safety measures in Louisiana and beyond.

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Audits Aren't So Scary

With proper preparation, audits are nothing to fear. An audit can just as easily result in a refund as it can a bill. Access our helpful audit guide to prepare for your next audit and learn about what to expect.

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Premium Audit Preparation: A Guide

The audit is an important step in the workers' comp insurance process. And, with proper preparation, an audit is nothing to fear.

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Choice of Physician (Form LWC–WC 1121)

As an injured worker, Louisiana law gives you the right to choose your own doctor, in any field or specialty of medicine, for necessary medical treatment and care.

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Notice of Compliance Regarding La. Workers’ Compensation Law

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First Report of Injury (Longshore)

Employees injured while engaged in maritime employment upon the navigable waters of the United States require the completion of Form LS-202. Timeliness is especially important with longshore reporting.

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First Report of Injury

When a worker is injured on the job, a First Report of Injury must be completed. The First Report of Injury provides necessary information needed to begin the claims process.

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How to Report a Workers’ Comp Claim

Getting injuries reported immediately, within one hour, even if you do not have all of the necessary information about the claim is critical. Every day you delay reporting an injury can substantially increase claim costs, which potentially can drive up your premium.

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Controlling Your Workers’ Comp Costs: A Guide

In this guide, new policyholders will find resources designed to help establish best practices and take advantage of LWCC's services and offerings.

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Policyholder Welcome Guide – Maximizing Your LWCC Policy & Experience

In this guide, new policyholders will find resources designed to help establish best practices and take advantage of LWCC's services and offerings.

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Cash Log Information for Premium Audits

If a policyholder chooses to pay contractors or subcontractors in cash, it is very important that proper records are kept.

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Second Injury Fund (SIF Questionnaire)

The Second Injury Fund (SIF) is a state-administered program that may reimburse part of a claim when an employee with a permanent pre-existing condition is subsequently injured on the job.

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The Importance of Reporting Purposes Only (RPO) Program

The RPO program is a safeguard for you. LWCC wants to be certain that all bases are covered in case the injury turns into something more serious than originally anticipated.

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Medicare Secondary Payer Mandatory Reporting

Medicare requires strict reporting to identify money previously paid by Medicare that a primary payer should have paid.

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Overtime Adjustment Information & Calculation

In many instances, a portion of overtime pay can be deducted from “Gross Wages” when calculating workers’ compensation premiums. Here, we define overtime and provide a calculator for your overtime adjustments.

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Certificates of Insurance

A certificate of insurance provides verification of insurance for contractors or subcontractors working with a company to provide information on specific insurance coverage.

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How to Identify the Right Agent for You

Working with the right insurance agent is a great way to ensure you have an advisor who can properly guide you on the insurance policies you need. Here we’ll outline some basic information on how to choose an insurance agent that will work best for you.

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Contract Labor & Subcontract Labor Explained

Uninsured contract or subcontract labor that is considered in your trade, business or occupation is includable for workers’ compensation. Learn more about how to include contractors or subtractors here.

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Policyholder Interactive Enrollment Form

Our free password-protected online platform simplifies the management of your workers’ comp insurance with LWCC. No access? Get enrolled in LWCC Interactive now.

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Audit Dispute Form

Audit disputes are only accepted by submitting a completed Audit Dispute Form with supporting documentation. Having a standard form makes the audit dispute process more efficient.

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Employee Certificate of Compliance (Form LWC-WC-2025.EE)

The Employee Certificate of Compliance (Form LWC-WC-2025.EE) is a legal form released by the Louisiana Workforce Commission - a government authority operating within Louisiana. Injured workers are statutorily required to fill out this form and return to their Claims rep for Lost Time Claims.

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Consultants on Call

LWCC’s experienced safety professionals can assist you in reducing the frequency and severity of workplace accidents. Our Safety Services Consultants are available to conduct onsite evaluations, provide consultations, explain our free safety resources and offer recommendations to reduce exposures—at no extra charge to you.

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Online Safety Training Courses

Do you need formal or documented safety training for your employees? LWCC Safety Services has a resource to help accomplish this need and can provide certificates of completion or spreadsheets for your records.

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Safety Video Lending Library- Streaming and DVD Formatted Titles

LWCC policyholders can utilize safety videos free of charge through our Safety Video Lending Library program. Hundreds of safety titles are available in both Streaming and DVD format and in multiple languages. Register once and enjoy unlimited views of up to 5 selected titles per month.

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Mobile Safety Training Center

Do you need to train a large number of employees in a short period of time and do not have the resources? LWCC’s Go Safe mobile training center may be a solution to your delima. Check with your Safety Services Consultant to determine how this resource may solve your safety education requirements.

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Virtual Driver Simulator

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roadway transportation incidents account for more fatal workplace fatalities each year than any other cause. LWCC’s interactive virtual driver simulation tool allows employees to experience behind the wheel situations without being on the road.

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Sample Drug-Free Workplace Policy

Do you have a written drug and alcohol policy for your organization to address accidents and intoxication? Louisiana law provides an employer the right to require employees to submit to drug testing if they are injured on the job. Case law exists that the presumptions do not apply unless an employer has a written and promulgated drug policy.

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Sample Post-Accident Drug Testing Policy

Every business should have a policy in place to address post-accident drug testing. LWCC has created a sample policy to guide the development of a policy within your workforce.

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Injured Worker First Fill Prescription Form (English & Spanish)

In the event of a workplace injury that requires medication, completing this form can assist in providing the injured eligible prescriptions for first-fill at no cost of their own.

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Getting Back to Work: A Guide for Injured Workers

As your employer’s workers’ comp insurance company, it is LWCC’s mission to help you successfully return to work as quickly and safely as possible.

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HiMarley

Policyholders and Injured Workers have the opportunity to text with their claims representative.

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Medical & Wage Benefits

Learn more about what benefits are owed to you when you’re injured on the job.

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