August 16, 2023

The Tech that Could Shape the Future of Workplace Safety

While artificial intelligence, wearable tech and exoskeletons are not yet commonplace at every worksite, it is a very real possibility that these technologies, and a host of other emerging ones, will play critical roles in the future of work safety and workers’ compensation. To find out what technologies are making a difference, or showing the potential to...

June 19, 2023

Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Workers’ Compensation

Recent years have seen artificial intelligence (AI) surge in popularity. Such technology encompasses machines, computer systems and other devices that can simulate human intelligence processes. In other words, this technology can perform a variety of cognitive functions typically associated with the human mind, such as observing, learning, reasoning, interacting with its surroundings, problem-solving and engaging...

May 25, 2023

Why Risk Control Will Always Need the ‘Human Touch’

Technology is changing the way the insurance industry is able to perform everyday tasks, but it will never overshadow the necessary human element required for business, an insurance industry VP has told Insurance Business. “You can’t really replace the human touch,” Christine Sullivan, the senior vice president of risk control for North America at Sompo, said....