About The Blog

As California’s largest workers’ compensation insurer and the reliable resource for employers and workers for more than 100 years, State Fund plays a vital role in helping to make workplaces safe. In addition to the safety services we offer our customers, State Fund provides safety materials and other resources to employers, brokers, and workers on our website and blog. The State Fund Safety Blog features workplace safety tips, best practices for employers, and commentary by industry experts about the latest information on Cal/OSHA regulations, workplace compliance, and industry trends.

Lauren Mayfield, Senior Vice President, Safety & Health and Loss Prevention at State Fund, is the primary blogger. Lauren has 36 years of insurance industry experience, 25 of which are in occupational safety and health. She holds an Associate in Risk Management designation and is a Certified Safety Professional.

State Fund insures approximately 130,000 California employers who rely on us for their workers’ compensation needs. We are committed to providing the best value in workers’ compensation insurance while helping to improve workplace safety and restore injured workers.

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