An investigation into a deadly plane crash In 2010 in Miramichi, New Brunswick exposed vulnerabilities in how Canada's transportation regulatory body evaluates a pilot's health and physical fitness, ... Read More
An Australian dock worker was found guilty of workers compensation fraud after a WorkCover investigation found that he had lied about working up to 50 hours a week as a security guard while being too injured ... Read More
Many employers in Manitoba use the services of employer representatives to help them manage their interactions with the Workers Compensation Bureau. Given that fact, the WCB requires current authorization on ... Read More
In part one of this three part series on occupational low back pain (OLBP), we discussed how back pain was the most common reason for worker absenteeism. Also discussed were some statistics related ... Read More
A longtime Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense attorney has pleaded guilty in Tulsa County District Court for his role in helping embezzle more than $1 million from clients, Attorney General Scott Pruitt's ... Read More
Average claim life continues to increase due to the injury severity and increasing medical treatment costs. While employers continue their involvement in processing claims to reduce costs, insurance ... Read More
Many paramedics in New Brunswick Canada saw their work schedules dramatically altered recently as the province moved away from 24-hour shifts, citing safety reasons.
According to a report from ... Read More
Two British construction companies were fined for "appalling" standards at a building site in the London Borough of Merton. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reported it prosecuted principal ... Read More
The majority of workers at some point in a career sustain a minor injury at work. Sometimes it does not need to be treated and the worker prefers to deal with it privately at home. Or maybe the employee ... Read More
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