- Amputations spur OSHA safety citations
A New Jersey medical technology company faces $112,700 in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators after two workers suffered finger amputations.
- Fraudsters admit to working while getting comp benefits
Three people have pleaded guilty to working while receiving workers comp benefits, Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation said.
- Industrial manufacturer cited for safety violations
A Virginia manufacturer is facing $172,000 in proposed fines from federal safety and health regulators for exposing its workers to amputation and other hazards.
- Roofing firm cited for fall hazards twice in same month
A Georgia roofing company is facing $280,000 in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators for exposing workers to fall and other hazards.
- Disability benefit ruling could mark the start of workers comp reform challenges
An Oklahoma Supreme Court decision could portend more rulings that would alter the state’s recent workers comp reforms.
- Court upholds workers comp benefits for delivery driver diagnosed with PTSD
A FedEx Corp. driver said a new manager’s demands and the stress of a difficult day drove his post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis.
- OSHA's voluntary protection program encourages safety partnerships
The safety director for Shermco Industries says the program requires commitment from employers, but also empowers workers.