All of us at Lynch Ryan hope you are enjoying the holiday season. As our year end wrap-up, we are revisiting some of our popular posts, as indicated by post clicks. Thanks for your interest and support in 2011, and we'll see you around the bend!
Top 20 posts in 2011
Have you protected your employees from this seasonal peril?
Medical Marijuana: Walmart Wins! (Walmart Loses)
Cool work safety tool from WorkSafeBC - "What's wrong with this photo?"
John T. Dibble's Sympathetic Ear
Dangerous jobs: window washing at extreme heights
Health Wonk Review: the heatwave edition
The wacky world of workers comp
Managing Chronic Pain, Revisited
Health Wonk Review: Stormy Weather
Social media and workers comp
Independent Contractors in Pennsylvania
Experience Modification Alert: NCCI Changing the Rules
Are nurses and health care workers facing more on-the-job violence?
Low clearance: truckers, this one is for you
The "here's a guy doing stupid things" safety photo genre
The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Obesity
Record number of grain bin fatalities in 2010; OSHA cites employers
NCCI suggests a "precarious outlook prevails" for the workers comp market
Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: Dude, Lock Me Out!
Managing Chronic Pain
All time greatest hits
We've been blogging for more than 8 years, but our stat counter has only been tracking for about half that time. In that time, we have recorded 1,356,748 visits. Below, we've posted the all-time favorites over the 4+ years we've been tracking, along with the number of visits to each post. There are no duplicates with the above list. Since about 85% of all visits come from search engines, the list gives you a pretty good window into what types of things people are searching on for worker's comp topics.
26,766 - You're fired! Should you terminate an employee who is on workers compensation?
21,138 - Independent Contractor or Employee?
18,180 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Who Should Pay?
11,100 - The history of workers compensation
7,607 - Can You Terminate an Employee on Workers Comp?
6,607 - Exception to the "going and coming" rule: operating premises
6,309 - The AIG Saga: Joe Cassano's Performance-Based Compensation
5,349 - Cavalcade of Risk #113 and a scary work scenario
5,320 - Pre-existing conditions and second injuries
5,258 - Heart attacks on the job: are they covered by workers compensation?
4,922 - Workers comp costs and benefits - Current state rankings
4,726 - Controversial Canadian workplace safety ads unveiled
4,550 - Workers' compensation reform in a New York minute
3,825 - You think your job is tough?
3,693 - Measuring Success 2
3,671 - Poppy Seeds and Drug Testing: False Positives?
3,596 - Underwriting for Dummies?
3,540 = The Comp Success Story in Massachusetts: Who Pays?
3,484 - The Cost of Volunteers
2,870 - Swine Flu Meets Workers Comp