QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2015, was US$14.7 billion
As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large client base.
We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our clients’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support them in minimising their risk exposures. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping clients improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.
Brain injuries: The cost of construction risk
The construction sector, due to the potential hazards of the work, is prone to a wide range of workplace injuries. High end injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, can cause long-term absence and have significant effects on the worker.
According to the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) 2017 statistics, construction was the second highest industry for workplace injury. With 64,000 non-fatal injuries to construction workers each year, proactive rehabilitation and early intervention can support workers returning to work promptly and minimise claims costs.
To read the full article from QBE Rehabilitation Consultant Ian Chiswell, click the link below…..
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