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
When an employee reaches maximum medical improvement (MMI) but still has medical issues from his/her on the job injury or occupational disease, the employee will normally be eligible for permanent ... Read More
I am a big fan of return to work in alternate situations when no on-site opportunites are available, so I would like to share information about a formalized way to develop a not-for-profit ... Read More
The province of Alberta has made good its promise to post the safety records of companies online but won't earmark which employers have bad records of worksite fatalities and injuries.
Employment ... Read More
In a recent report in the The Record it was noted that hundreds of toxic sites were located in North New Jersey, specifically Bergen and Passaic counties. The former geographical location of ... Read More
According to NCCI claim frequency decreased in 2009 by 4.0% from 2008 (last year the annual decline was 3.4%). This continues a twenty-year downward trend that is expected to extend into 2010. You can read ... Read More
An independent medical examination (IME) should be completed when an employee's recovery from an injury takes longer than normal, or when the employee is released from medical care, but receives a ... Read More
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