Upper Occoquan Service Authority recognized on the VRSA Gold Star List!

This quarter, we recognize the Upper Occoquan Service Authority (UOSA), as one of the more than 100 members to make the Gold Star List. The list is reported quarterly to recognize members who have reported their workers’ compensation claims within three days of injury.

Making the Gold Star List signifies that a member is not only reporting but also treating employees in a timely manner from the date of their injury.

“Safety is so important to us, and we’ve had a record-setting year of having a safe year,” said Roderick Griggs, UOSA director of human resources. “We understand how critical it is to report any incidences so we can get our employees back to health.”

(L to R): Sheila Caudill, VRSA senior indemnity claims representative; Mia Rogers, VRSA medical-only claims representative; Roderick Griggs, UOSA director of human resources; Mishelle Noble-Blair, UOSA director of regulatory affairs; James Robertson, UOSA safety officer; Angie Mikolich, UOSA Controller;

Timely reporting and treatment help make things go right for both the injured employee – with quicker treatment – and their employer – with fewer staff absences as a result of injury.

“[We are] continuing every day to make our programs better and better, and this is just an example,” said UOSA director of regulatory affairs Michelle Noble-Blair. “And partnering with you guys is very helpful to us.”

In addition to better outcomes and lower costs, timely reporting also has an impact on preventing additional incidents.

Members recognized for timely reporting this quarter can be found here.

If you have questions about the Gold Star List or ways your entity can lower costs and get employees back to health, please contact your assigned workers’ compensation adjuster at: 800-963-6800.