By subject ' Lessons from Losses '
22 May 2013As we live longer, how will our health fare?
Lessons from Losses 3/2013. Will we grow old, get sick and die in the same way as our forefathers? Hardly – while new diseases are on the increase, others are in decline. You are very likely to live longer, remain healthier and work longer than your parents. But, who will take care of us or pay the bill?
10 April 2013How to prevent hydraulic oil fires
Lessons from Losses 2/2013. Hydraulic oils are not generally considered a serious fire hazard, because they have high ignition temperatures. This amounts, however, to a false sense of security, since spraying hydraulic oil will burn just as fiercely as other hydrocarbons.
6 February 2013Back to work – occupational rehabilitation supports returning to work
Lessons from Losses 1/2013. Every year in Finland, about 50,000 unexpected occupational accidents, accidents happening on the way to or from work or occupational diseases occur to or are sustained by people insured by If’s Statutory Workers’ Compensation Insurance. About 1% of this figure can be classified as serious accidents, the consequences of which are that the workability of the employee is threatened.
10 December 2012Turbine failures
Lessons from Losses 5/2012. If P & C has over the years been involved in many claims due to turbine failures. To show the complexity and effects of such failures we would like to show you a practical example of one of our turbine claims.
10 September 2012Heavy precipitation, a risk to be considered
Lessons from Losses 4/2012. A cloudburst in Copenhagen in July 2011 caused extensive damage in the area. Events like this are becoming more frequent, and while authorities may provide improved infrastructure to address the issue, your own preparation for an extreme rain event may prove valuable sooner than you may wish to know.