Opportunities for maximizing the use of workersâ€™ compensation data for occupational safety and health surveillance and research - and challenges that researchers face in exploring those opportunities - are ... Read More
A Merrillville, Ind., plastics product manufacturer will pay $170,000 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC, the agency announced.
The EEOC charged in its suit (Case no. 2:09-CV-0141 ... Read More
A very recent New York decision, 2010 NY Slip Op 07295 (10/14/10), demonstrates the consequences for the employer when an outsider traumatizes an employee. Since the employee was left permanently totally ... Read More
More than 500 businesses in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield (Great Britain) will be the focus of an intensive two-week safety push when the Health and Safety Executive joins forces with local ... Read More
A new study published online in the Occupational and Environmental Health found that healthcare workers who are exposed to physical violence at work experience significantly more often low back pain and ... Read More
Risk managers often work on disaster planning and have a detailed plan on what to do if a man-made disaster like September 11, 2001, or a natural disaster like hurricane Katrina was to occur. But an ... Read More
Oklahoma's 2005 amendments to the Workers' Compensation Act included a shortened period of time for terminated workers to file claims. Normally an injured employee must file a claim within two years of the ... Read More
Ask a Stupid Question…. We spend a lot of time in the workers’ compensation industry griping about jurisdictional forms. They are often complex, and some are poorly designed with fields too small to accommodate the ...