10Mar 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Cold Stress – Yes, a Real Concern in California

It affects employees working outside in winter and in refrigerated areas year round. Many across the country may laugh when told that Californians need to worry about cold stress. Clearly, they have never worked outside in the Sierras during a … Read more »

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29Feb 2016
State Fund

Introducing State Fund MPN by Harbor Health

State Compensation Insurance Fund recently announced a transition to a new outcomes-based Medical Provider Network (MPN), which will be called State Fund MPN by Harbor Health. This new network will help improve patient outcomes and quality of care for the … Read more »

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29Jan 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

El Nino and Your Workplace: Evaluate, Educate and Equip Your Way Through the Storms

California has had a weather (and disaster) year for the ages…hasn’t it? First, fires burned more than 800,000 acres of land. Then the monster El Niño heralded its arrival with buckets of rain, tons of snow, and hail the size … Read more »

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12Jan 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Using Common Sense – And All Five Senses – to Stay Healthy in 2016

Aches, fever, nausea — symptoms nobody wants and gifts no coworker wants to receive. Yet you’ve noticed work absences and maybe you’ve been sick yourself. According to the California Department of Public Health, California is experiencing an increase in norovirus … Read more »

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