Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) - For six straight years, the number of injured workers in Ohio who are dependent on opioids has fallen.
According to Nick Trego, Pharmacy Director for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), the number of injured workers who met or exceeded the threshold of being clinically dependent on opioids fell to 3,315 at the end of 2017, down 19 percent from 2016 and down 59 percent since 2011.
Speaking to the BWC’s medical services and safety ...
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