- Nationwide launches safety training app for grain cooperatives
Nationwide said Monday it has launched Hazard Spotter, a safety training app for smartphone devices targeted at the grain industry.
- House committee proposes to fund Chemical Safety Board targeted for elimination
The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has proposed funding the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board in the 2018 fiscal year for $11 million, defying a proposal to eliminate the agency in President Trump’s budget.
- Motion to stay granted in electronic record-keeping rule proceedings
A federal judge has granted a motion to stay a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s electronic record-keeping rule as the agency decides whether to reconsider, revise or remove parts of the rule.
- Workers comp outperforms nation in reducing opioid prescribing
An examination of opioid prescribing in workers compensation when compared to CDC data show that entities in charge of treating injured workers are doing a better job at reducing the prescribing of powerful painkillers.
- Difficult path seen for Illinois workers comp reform
Workers compensation reform in the state of Illinois may be tough given the political climate in the state, experts say.
- Return to work more likely with less-invasive back surgery: Study
- Citation, fine vacated for falling object injury