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
OSHA has issued a new enforcement directive to provide general enforcement policy and guidance related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and to assist OSHA inspectors in conducting workplace ... Read More
Users of certain types of scissor lifts are being advised to make daily safety checks after five people were killed in three separate incidents when they overturned.
A safety alert has been ... Read More
A two-stage bill in Vermont is geared to establishing a single-payer medical health care system that would include medical for workers' compensation claims.
The legislation " proposes to set forth a ... Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the general contractor for the Sheridan Avenue Steam Plant renovation project in Albany for repeat and serious ... Read More
My friend and nationally recognized workers' compensation lawyer, Jon Gelman, just posted a Guest Post on his widely read blog written by me on the new 9/11 Zadroga Act and the Victim Compensation Fund.
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Interesting Approach Recently I became aware of an interesting experiment by the SCIF, the State Compensation Insurance Fund.
Titled the “Injured Worker Incentive Program”, this SCIF program (see link below) ...