Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Workers Compensation Program Improvements: Managing Workplace Safety and Costs

The City of Milwaukee would like to identify management practices to increase workplace safety and reduce Workers Compensation costs. The authors identify promising practices in six comparable municipalities and evaluated these practices based on these performance management criteria: accountability, communication flow, incentives, benchmarks, and innovations.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Public Affairs Workshop, Domestic Issues, Public Affairs 869, taught by Susan Yackee in Spring 2008
  • Author(s): Carissa DeCramer, Jocelyn Gibert, Kathryn Reif, Elijah Sheehan
  • Client Name: The City of Milwaukee Division of Budget and Management, Department of Administration