- Violence against health care workers captures regulators’ attention
Workplace violence against health care workers has caught the attention of federal and state safety regulators, particularly in California, which is requiring extensive incident reporting.
- Roofing contractor pleads guilty to comp fraud
- Risk managers, insurers in the weeds over growing acceptance of medical marijuana
Coming soon to a workers compensation claim near you: medical marijuana. That was the message to a roomful of risk managers at a session at the Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc.’s annual conference in Philadelphia.
- States weigh comp reforms for first responders with PTSD
Legislation to help first responders receive workers comp for mental stress injuries has cropped up in several states.
- Differing comp reform bills considered in Florida
Legislators are trying to address Florida Supreme Court decisions that have impacted the state’s workers comp system.
- Trump to nominate MacDougall to OSHRC
President Donald Trump plans to nominate Heather L. MacDougall to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the White House said in a statement Tuesday.
- When the worst happens: Responding to violence at work
Employers in every industry need to better prepare for what to do before, during and after a workplace violence event, experts say.