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September 09, 2021
EFI Global expands Canadian offerings through acquisition of Wentzell Engineering Limited

Deal adds diverse local and technical forensic engineering investigation expertise to EFI Global’s robust services TORONTO, September 9, 2021 – EFI Global, a leading full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, …

September 09, 2021
News
September 09, 2021
CAT response services: Earthquake shakes southwestern Mexico

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near the resort city of Acapulco in southwestern Guerrero state on September 7. It affected areas hundreds of miles away, including Mexico City. Following the quake, 92 aftershocks were reported, including one that meas…

September 09, 2021
Article
September 08, 2021
Creating a culture of employee health and well-being

Article by By James Ong, chief executive officer – Asia.

September 08, 2021
Article
September 08, 2021
Safeguarding Construction Projects Against Setbacks and Delays

Justin White, VP specialty services, principal building consultant, discusses the growing problem of supply chain disruptions in the construction field.

September 08, 2021
Article
September 08, 2021
Q2 Food Recalls Increase 20%, Undeclared Allergens and Quality Top Cause

Undeclared allergens were the top cause of food recalls and accounted for 45% of them in Q3 2021, according to Sedgwick’s latest Recall Index report.

September 08, 2021
Article
September 07, 2021
Why more companies like Nike are closing their offices for a mental health break

Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, behavioral health team lead, contributes to this article on employee mental health in Fortune.com.

September 07, 2021
Press release
September 06, 2021
Sedgwick quarterly building repair cost review shows 5% rise in construction costs during the pandemic in the UK

LONDON, 6 September 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions has released its Q1 UK building repair cost review which details how the pandemic has exacerbated issues within the …

September 06, 2021
Press release
September 02, 2021
Sedgwick’s global smart.ly platform enhances experience and meets demand

Smart․ly reflects human-centered, tech-forward shifts in global claims industry MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 2, 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the latest evol…

September 02, 2021
Blog
September 02, 2021
Rich Wirth
Senior vice president specialty operations
Returning to on-site loss control at the workplace

Prior to COVID-19, risk and underwriting assessments, consultative and specialty services, and safety trainings were primarily completed on-site. But when many businesses shut down in April and May of 2020, physical loss control services saw a dramat…

September 02, 2021 by Rich Wirth, Senior vice president specialty operations
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September 02, 2021
CAT response services: Ida continues to wreak havoc

Just days after making a Category 4 landfall in Louisiana, the remnants of Hurricane Ida ripped through the mid-Atlantic states into the Northeast — causing flooding rains and damaging tornados. The National Weather Service issued at least five…

September 02, 2021
Article
September 01, 2021
Pandemic Expands Role of HR

Sedgwick's Michelle Hay talks how the coronavirus pandemic not only expanded HR’s corporate influence, but also led to a renewed focus on employees

September 01, 2021
Article
September 01, 2021
‘Long COVID’ presents comp conundrum

Beth Burry-Jackson, SVP case management, clinically integrated programs, discusses the long-term health issues that follow a COVID diagnosis

September 01, 2021
Article
September 01, 2021
Reflections on 9/11

Sedgwick's Anthony Scariano, senior executive general adjuster, reflects on the profound impact of September 11, 2001

September 01, 2021
Article
September 01, 2021
‘Valisure Scenario’ Plan Should Be Ready In Consumer Health, Personal Care Firms’ Tool Kits

Sedgwick's Amanda Combs recently talked with HBW Insights about the findings of an independent laboratory questioning the safety of consumer health and personal products. “What started a couple years ago with the discovery of nitrosamine in blood p…

September 01, 2021
Article
September 01, 2021
Q2 Recalls Snapshot: Infusion Pump Troubles Cause Recalled Device Units To Shoot Through Roof

The number of product recalls initiated by medical device makers continued a steady decline in the second quarter of 2021, the number of recalled device units shot through the roof. Read MedTech Insight's summary of these recalls, or download Sedgwic…

September 01, 2021