Your workforce and workplace in 2025 and beyond...are you ready?
Changes in your workforce and the workplace, medical treatment and recovery, and injury management practices are connected in ways that might surprise you.
Travelers is pleased to host a one-day, complimentary seminar to share innovative ideas and new technologies associated with managing employee safety.
Did you know?
- 28% of injuries occur within the first year of employment.1
- Approximately 60% of workers compensation loss costs today are from medical costs (including chronic pain)—and that figure is projected to increase to 67% by 2019.2
- 50% of workers have at least one chronic condition, while 25% have more than one chronic condition.3
- The cost of treating patients with a chronic condition compared to similar patients with no other condition is 2x greater, and it increases to 5x for workers who have more than one chronic condition.4
As the largest provider of workers compensation insurance in the U.S. today5, Travelers is pleased to present the 2016 Travelers Safety Symposium – a one-day forum that brings together the brightest minds and innovators from industry, insurance, research institutions and federal agencies to share their knowledge on the future of the worker and the workplace.
New advancements in health care, medical management, workplace safety and the treatment of employee injuries including workers with chronic pain can have a direct impact on your business operations. How will your company adapt to the demands of a changing workplace?
You will have access to safety and health professionals, research scientists and technology experts to talk about the future of integrated loss prevention and medical management solutions that can help you manage your work related risks.
The future is now. Are you ready?
Travelers will offer tours of the Claim University Medical, Auto and Heavy Equipment Labs, and the state-of-the art Forensics and Industrial Hygiene Lab.
Travelers Medical Laboratory
The medical lab showcases stations that contain anatomy and physiology models, durable medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, and medical office administration simulations. It is a critical part of the Travelers Medical AdvantageSM - an integrated set of medical management capabilities using data and analytics designed to help prevent losses, mitigate medical costs, and deliver optimal outcomes for customers. Also featured in the lab is the Virtual ConciergeCLAIM® Nurse kiosk.
Forensics and Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Travelers’ state-of-the-art forensics and industrial hygiene lab is staffed by more than 60 forensic investigators who aid in claim investigations on behalf of our customers and business partners. The facility has a team of 40 chemists and certified industrial hygienists who provide consultation services to investigate potential exposure to harmful substances, as well as conducting document analysis to detect potential cases of fraud.
Heavy Equipment and Auto Laboratory
The heavy equipment lab displays a variety of trucks and construction equipment including a crane boom, dump truck, refrigerated truck, tractor-trailers and numerous smaller pieces of machinery. The auto lab features more than 50 different vehicles that show various types of damage with working demonstrations of different mechanical, electrical and body systems.
Director, Center for Workers Compensation Studies at NIOSH
CEO/Founder at New Stone Soup
2nd Vice President, Workers Compensation at Travelers
2nd Vice President, Risk Control, Workers Compensation at Travelers
2nd Vice President, Risk Control, Transportation Services at Travelers
Vice President, Claim at Travelers
Vice President, Industrial Hygiene and Forensic Lab at Travelers
Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence & Analytics at Travelers
Adam Seidner, MD, MPH
Global Medical Director at Travelers
Vice President at Travelers
Vice President, Field Risk Control at Travelers
2nd Vice President, Forensics Lab at Travelers