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John Virsack, ARM

John Virsack, ARM

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John joined the ICW Group in 2007 and services Southern California. John specializes in loss analysis, safety program development, and management/supervisory training & development.

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The Injury Domino Effect – Six Accident Expenses that are Costing Your Company Money

December 22, 2015 by John Virsack, ARM No comments

As alarming as the workers’ compensation expenses listed on a loss report are, these only indicate the direct cost of the employee’s injury—which can sometimes be a fraction of the total cost of an accident Alarmingly, OSHA estimates that the …  Read more …

Taking a Step Back to Find the Right Path Toward a Culture of Safety, Building a Valuable Loss Analysis Tool with Microsoft Excel

September 22, 2015 by John Virsack, ARM No comments

Edward Deming once said “Decisions made in fact tend to be better decisions.” Understanding the facts surrounding your workers’ compensation losses can help you make better risk improvement decisions for your organization. A comprehensive analysis of past workers’ compensation losses …  Read more …

BYOD—Safety Tools and Mobile Apps

September 19, 2014 by John Virsack, ARM No comments

When I started in business, cutting edge technology consisted of typewriters and carbon paper.  I am amazed at technology today and how much great information is readily available at our fingertips. As a safety professional, I get excited about using …  Read more …

The Mystery of the Phantom Eye Hazards

June 27, 2014 by John Virsack, ARM No comments

I recently met with a client who is the owner of an iron foundry and he spent some time expressing his frustration regarding some recent injuries in his shop.  There had been several “foreign body in eye” claims, and he …  Read more …