Denver, CO (WorkersCompensation.com) – The cannabis industry is the fastest growing industry in the country, according to CNBC. Cannabis manufacturers and distributors created 64,389 new jobs in 2018. ... Read More
Jacksonville, WY- (WorkersCompensation.com) - Wyoming’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has penalized the owner of a Jackson Hole developer for five violations that were deemed ... Read More
Muncy Township, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A female worker at a meat processing plant has died after falling into a commercial meat grinder, officials in Pennsylvania report.
According to the ... Read More
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Trying to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act can seem like a nightmare for employers. It has many moving parts and can be confusing or even overwhelming. ... Read More
Lansing, MI (WorkersCompensation.com) - One of the alternative medications to opioids for pain may be having an unintended financial impact. In a new study, anti-depressants, especially when combined with ... Read More
Telehealth and telemedicine hold great promise for the workers’ compensation industry, according to advocates. But are stakeholders using it? And if so, in what ways?
Those are questions we’ve ... Read More
Sugarcreek Township, Ohio (WorkersCompensation.com) - Earlier this month a worker died in a trench collapse at a home construction site, and according to OSHA records, the company has violated safety laws ... Read More
Frankfort, KY (WorkersCompensation.com) – Among the purchases made by the Kentucky workers’ compensation agency the Kentucky State Auditor has questions about are thousands spent at one of the ... Read More
Stamford, CT (WorkersCompensation.com) - Mold exposure is no laughing matter. In fact, some research links exposure to certain kinds of mold to the development of cancer. One new mold exposure is reminding ... Read More
The 411 on Functional Capacity Evaluations A functional capacity evaluation (FCE) is a comprehensive series of test administered by an occupational therapist or a physical therapist who has had specialized training in performing a FCE. The ...
Chriss Swaney is a freelance reporter who has written for Antique Trader Magazine, Reuters, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, the Burlington Free Press, UPI, The Tribune-Review and the Daily Record.