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Willis' John McConnell on Cutting WC Costs at Manufacturers

Cutting-edge approaches to workplace safety can reduce claims, offer positive publicity

John McConnell, vice president of risk control in the strategic outcomes practice at Willis
John McConnell, vice president of risk control in the strategic outcomes practice at Willis

With losses at their highest levels in more than a decade, Workers Compensation carriers are raising premiums.

In some cases, it will be substantial. A California Workers comp insurer said it would be seeking a 20 to 30 percent rate hike this year, notes John McConnell, vice president of risk control in the strategic outcomes practice at Willis.

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