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May 10, 2021
Ryan Gooley
Federal court suspends Prop 65 lawsuits, more litigation and activism to follow

A federal court in California recently granted a motion for a preliminary injunction suspending lawsuits against companies allegedly violating the state’s Proposition 65 warning requirement for acrylamide. The court is in the midst of deciding if the…

May 10, 2021 by Ryan Gooley
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May 07, 2021
Health Care Workers Drove Increase in Psych Claims During Pandemic, Data Shows

Article in WorkCompCentral featuring Bryon Bass, senior vice president of disability and absence management, and Andy Berg, associate vice president of workforce absence.

May 07, 2021
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May 04, 2021
Douglas Dell
vice president & director Vale National Training Center, Inc.
One year into virtual training: Here’s what we’ve learned

A little over a year ago, Vale Training closed its doors to comply with public health guidelines amid the pandemic. As a result, we were tasked with quickly reinventing the business as a virtual learning provider. Initially, many people were concerne…

May 04, 2021 by Douglas Dell, vice president & director Vale National Training Center, Inc.
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April 29, 2021
Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
The drugs that keep us up at night

How well are you sleeping at night? It's not uncommon to have difficulty falling or staying asleep, but certain medications and substances may either help or inhibit proper rest. From a pharmacist’s perspective, it’s essential to address the root cau…

April 29, 2021 by Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
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April 27, 2021
Sedgwick announces partnership with CIWEM to advance flood risk management

LONDON, 27 April 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CI…

April 27, 2021
April 23, 2021
Sedgwick appoints Ruth Leggett as CEO in Ireland

DUBLIN, 23 April 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the appointment of Ruth Leggett as CEO of its operations in Ireland. Leggett steps into the role held …

April 23, 2021
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April 22, 2021
Kim Krauss
managing director, global marketing and communications
Wellness Zenter: Healthy and thriving

Sedgwick is pleased to partner with Chef Paul Kahan and the Chicago Restaurant Workers Relief Fund as part of efforts to help our clients, colleagues and communities thrive in 2021. Chicago holds a special place in our hearts this year, as it would…

April 22, 2021 by Kim Krauss, managing director, global marketing and communications
Press release
April 21, 2021
Josephine Copeland joins Sedgwick as senior vice president of managed care product design and strategy

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 21, 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced that Josephine Copeland has joined the company’s managed care division as senior vice preside…

April 21, 2021
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April 20, 2021
Michael P. Lorms, Senior Manager Risk Management, Sedgwick and Joseph Whitlock, Ph.D., CSP, CHMM, CRMA, CIH, Certified Industrial Hygienist, EFI Global, Inc.
Staying ahead of safety trends, protocols and preparation

The COVID-19 global pandemic impacted businesses on a wide-scale basis and its effects are still visible today. While some companies were quick to pivot at the onset, others took more time to formulate a response. Essential businesses kept their door…

April 20, 2021 by Michael P. Lorms, Senior Manager Risk Management, Sedgwick and Joseph Whitlock, Ph.D., CSP, CHMM, CRMA, CIH, Certified Industrial Hygienist, EFI Global, Inc.
Article
April 20, 2021
Mental health of frontline workers top concern in pandemic

Sedgwick's Mark Debus, behavioral health team lead, discusses essential workers' mental health during RIMS LIVE

April 20, 2021
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April 20, 2021
Amanda Combs
Embracing epidemiology in post-market surveillance

Women’s health products are facing increased regulatory scrutiny and epidemiology is the driving force behind pre-market and post-market surveillance. This evolution is driven by the premise that people of different biological sexes have unique respo…

April 20, 2021 by Amanda Combs
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April 19, 2021
Bob Peterson
President
Thrive during RIMS LIVE 2021

It’s no secret that the RIMS conference is a highlight each year for me and my Sedgwick colleagues. It’s the time of year when everyone’s anticipation is high as industry professionals from around the world gather to exchange ideas, enjoy time togeth…

April 19, 2021 by Bob Peterson, President
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April 16, 2021
Michel Honoré
Director, Fine Art, Sedgwick France
Two years in review: Notre-Dame de Paris fire

Lisez ceci en français There are anniversaries that we do not always wish to celebrate. This is the case of the Notre-Dame de Paris fire. However, we cannot forget the exceptional mobilization of emergency services, nor the outpouring of internation…

April 16, 2021 by Michel Honoré, Director, Fine Art, Sedgwick France
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April 13, 2021
Mark Buckingham
UK’s medicines regulator resumes onsite inspections

The global pandemic saw the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) suspend its inspection program in January 2021. This decision was taken in line with government restrictions related to social distancing and travel. However,…

April 13, 2021 by Mark Buckingham
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April 09, 2021
Mark Debus
MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead
7 simple ways to relieve stress

Feeling stressed? You are not alone. Whether you’re scrambling for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, paying for that unexpected car repair, or assisting your fifth grader with division, life can be stressful. And while it’s a normal part of life, t…

April 09, 2021 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead