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CA DWC and WCAB Amend, Add Forms for Lien Filings to Comply with Recent Legislation

San Francisco, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) have made changes to lien and attorney ...

10 Companies Re-Certified to Self-Insure for Workers' Comp Claims in Texas

Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) re-certified 10 employers to self-insure workers’ compensation claims. Together, the companies ...

Kansas Workplace Fatalities Decrease for 2015

Topeka, KS (WorkersCompensation.com) - Kansas had 60 fatal work-related injuries in 2015 compared to 73 recorded in 2014, according to the Census of Fatal Occupational ...

MEMIC Reaches Out to Injured Workers Affected by Maine's New Opioid Law

Portland, ME (WorkersCompensation.com) - Workers' compensation specialist The MEMIC Group is notifying injured workers in Maine taking certain medications that they should contact their prescribing ...

OSHA Finds Wisconsin Medical Clinic Exposed Workers to Asbestos Hazards

Monroe, WI (WorkersCompensation .com) - Federal investigators found a local medical clinic failed to tell maintenance workers they were being exposed to hazardous asbestos material ...

OSHA Investigation of Jersey City Medical Center Worker's Fatal Fall Finds Facility Exposed Employees to Dangerous Electrical Hazards

Parsippany, NJ (WorkersCompensation.com) - Employer name: Jersey City Medical Center RWJ Barnabas HealthInspection site: 355 Grand St. Jersey City, New Jersey Citations issued: On Dec. 21, ...

Chicago Metal Container Manufacturer Faces Penalties After 3rd Worker Suffers Amputation Injury

Chicago, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) - For the third time since the summer of 2015, a worker with a metal container manufacturer has suffered an amputation injury. ...

Amerisure One of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Insurance

Farmington Hills, MI (WorkersCompensation.com) - For the fifth time, Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company received the Best Places to Work in Insurance award from Business Insurance ...

New NFL Federal Concussion Case Abruptly Withdrawn

Sacramento, CA - The federal court case brought by 38 former National Football League players seeking to force the NFL to recognize chronic traumatic encephalopathy ...

OSHA Names New Administrator for Dallas Region

Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels has appointed Kelly Knighton as the new administrator of ...

CO Average Workers' Comp Loss Cost: Reduction of 2.4 Percent

Denver, CO (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), approved a change of -2.4 percent for ...

CA DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Section)

San Francisco,CA.(WorkersCompensation.com) - The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an adjustment to the pathology and clinical laboratory section of the Official Medical Fee ...

Labor Commissioner Agreement Holds Santa Rosa Taxi Company Accountable for Failure to Carry Workers' Comp Insurance and Worker Misclassification

Santa Rosa,CA.(WorkersCompensation.com) - California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announced that Santa Rosa taxi company A-C Transportation Services, Inc., has agreed to settle its $522,300 ...

New Safety Rules Coming To Oregon Construction Industry In 2017

Salem,OR.(WorkersCompensation.com)  - In 2017, employers who do construction work in Oregon will see two major changes to rules they must follow to protect their workers from ...

Lumber Company Cited For Inadequate Machine Guards After Worker Suffers Injury While Setting Up Molding Machine

Marathon,WI.(WorkersCompensation.com) - Federal safety inspectors found multiple woodworking machines at a Wisconsin lumber company lacked adequate safeguards and that workers were not properly trained in ...

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