SafeWork SA (Australia) inspectors have issued dozens of notices regarding workplace safety provisions and the transport of dangerous goods during a recent joint operation at Monteith.
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Mining fatalities in the United States increased significantly in 2010, following a year marked by the fewest deaths in mining history.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports ... Read More
NCCI Holdings Inc. recently unveiled an updated study that shows that the volume of prescription drugs dispensed to workers compensation claimants has risen sharply—putting upward pressure on ... Read More
Over half our injured worker clients do not have health insurance. Many work for employers who do not provide health insurance, and they simply cannot afford private insurance on meager wages.
Since workers ... Read More
Following nearly seven years of research, analysis, consultation and evaluation, amendments to fall protection legislation in New Brunswick (Canada) came into effect in the New Year.
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There are many ways for an injured employee to rake in benefits from an injury. Pension overlap, accrued sick time, and lawsuit payout are just a few ways the crafty employee can remain with your company, ... Read More
The American Insurance Association (AIA) is opposing a regulation requiring the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) to back a set-aside arrangement as a condition for approval of a workers ... Read More
In North Carolina, every employer who has three or more employees regularly employed in the same business or establishment is required to carry workers compensation insurance. If the employer has one or more ... Read More
This Can't Go On Forever, Right
The ratio of wages to the cost of living is what the economist calls real wages; the desirability of having real wages as high as possible, consistent with high employment, is a social objective. Rises in ...