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Consequences of Failing to Report & Respond to Work Injuries

Over the years, state and federal governments have enacted a number of safety regulations in workers’ compensation programs to provide for a safe working environment.  ...

OSHA Dialogue on Hazardous Work Chemical Exposures

Workplace exposure to hazardous chemicals is something no employer can take for granted.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced it is launching ...

WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation

Lowering Workers’ Comp Costs – Best Practices webinar attracted over 750 industry professionals, including employers, risk managers, safety directors, brokers, consultants, or producers involved in ...

Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury

    Adjusters are very particular on wording, especially when it describes an injury or event.  Below I am going to use some real-world examples of injury ...

Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Business

The roofing business can be one of the most dangerous fields out there, especially if safety protocol is not being followed.   Recently, the Washington State Department ...

CMS Withdraws Rulemaking on MSP and Future Medicals

I had previously posted an article regarding CMS working on a proposed rulemaking regarding Medicare Secondary Payer requirements and future medicals and that CMS had indicated that ...

Workers Comp Claim Adjuster’s Dream Job

For the most part an adjuster works from day to day.  They work in an office or cubicle, and go about their business.  Recent polls ...

Ohio BWC Reports Grants, Comp Fraud Suspect Nailed

It turned out to be some busy days recently for The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC).   First, the BWC approved 127 safety grants for Ohio ...

Why is there a waiting period for workers' compensation?

Many workers’ compensation jurisdictions have a “waiting period” for workers’ compensation.  This is a form of “deductible” whereby the worker absorbs the initial financial impact ...

Cavalcade of Risk #219

This week's Cavalcade of Risk has been set to the wild, and Host Russell Hutchinson once again presents a terrific collection of risk-related posts. Come ...

The Beautiful Face of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

If you could ask employers “what does the workers’ compensation fraudster look like?” they would probably describe a burly guy who did manual labor, was ...

Ohio BWC Honors Fallen Workers

Never forgetting workers killed on the job is something officials in Ohio don’t take for granted.   The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) recently held the ...

Petitioner Failed To Prove Her Husband's Death From Multiple Myeloma Was Related To Possible Benzene Exposure During A Five Year Period

Decedent, Gerald Hallquist, worked as a laboratory technician for E.I. Dupont de Nemours (hereinafter Dupont) from 1968 until his retirement in 1998.  Between 1977 and ...

Planned revisions to PLN‐11 (and, another “Cautionary Tale”)

The Division is accepting public comment on planned revisions to the PLN‐11 (Notice ofDisputed Issue(s) and Refusal to Pay Benefits). The proposed new form provides ...

Hydrocodone Re‐classified as Schedule II

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has reclassified hydrocodone combinationdrugs from Schedule III to Schedule II in the Schedule of Controlled Substances, effectiveOctober 6, 2014. ...

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