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Mark Walls

Vice President Communications & Strategic Analysis

Contact Info

Safety National
1832 Schuetz Road
St. Louis, MO 63146
Tel: (314) 692-9515


Mark Walls writes on workers compensation issues for

Mr. Walls is currently the vice president of communications and strategic analysis with Safety National, where his focus is on industry education and monitoring workers compensation issues nationwide. In this role, he oversees thought leadership activities and external communications, including developing content for white papers, social media, webinars, and speaking engagements.

The majority of his 25-year career has been on the claims side, giving him perspective into the day-to-day challenges faced by employers, insurers, and third-party administrators. In between jobs with Safety National, Mr. Walls served as workers compensation market research leader of Marsh’s Workers' Compensation Center of Excellence.

Mr. Walls is also the founder of the Work Comp Analysis Group on LinkedIn. With over 25,000 members, it is the largest online discussion community dedicated exclusively to workers compensation issues. In addition, he is co-host of the "Out Front Ideas" educational series, is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, writes columns for a variety of sources, and is quoted regularly in multiple media outlets.

Expert Commentary

Date Article
Feb 2022 20 Workers Comp Issues To Watch in 2022
Jan 2022 Employer Trends Shaping the Workplace
Dec 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Compliance
Nov 2021 Navigating the Future of Risk Management
Nov 2021 The Bigger Picture of COVID-19 Data
Oct 2021 State of the Insurance Marketplace
Aug 2021 Employers Managing the Challenges of Civil Unrest
Jun 2021 The Perils of Purchasing for Public and Private Entities
Jun 2021 State of Mental Health in the Workplace
May 2021 How Societal Views Impact Liability Costs
May 2021 Post-COVID Analytics and Benchmarks
Apr 2021 COVID-19 Is Not an Occupational Disease
Mar 2021 COVID Claims Development: Workers Compensation and Long-Term Effects
Mar 2021 COVID Claims Development: Workers Compensation and Beyond
Feb 2021 20 Workers Comp Issues To Watch in 2021
Jan 2021 Perils of Pandemic Premium Audits
Dec 2020 The Continued Impact of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation
Oct 2020 State of the Commercial Insurance Marketplace
Oct 2020 Evolving Health Technology Models
Jul 2020 We Are Open for Business. Now What?
Jun 2020 Employer Perspectives and Priorities during a Pandemic
May 2020 Access to Care and Return to Work during a Pandemic
May 2020 The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation
May 2020 Pain Management and Well-Being during a Pandemic
Apr 2020 The Real Impact of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation
Feb 2020 20 Employment Issues To Watch in 2020
Dec 2019 Understanding the Big Picture in Workers Compensation Costs
Nov 2019 Measuring Success in Workers Compensation
Jul 2019 Social Determinants of Health and Your Workforce
May 2019 The Globalization of Risk Management
May 2019 The Future of Work and Workers
Mar 2019 Expanding Leave-of-Absence Regulations
Feb 2019 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch in 2019
Dec 2018 InsurTech: Revolution, Evolution, or Hype?
Oct 2018 The Future of Workers Compensation Claims Handling
Sep 2018 Workplace Violence Assessment and Response
Aug 2018 Workforce Well-Being: Bridging Health and Productivity
Apr 2018 Impact of Natural Disasters on Risk Management
Mar 2018 Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain Management
Feb 2018 2018 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch
Sep 2017 Mental Health and Well-Being in Workers Compensation
Apr 2017 Workers Compensation Treatment Guidelines: Obstacles and Opportunities
Feb 2017 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch
Jul 2016 Workers Compensation Bureaucracy Drives Costs
May 2016 How Should Workers Compensation Evolve?
Apr 2016 The Future of Workers Compensation Healthcare Delivery
Mar 2016 20 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch
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