Workers Compensation Press Updates

  • Job satisfaction is key element of safety culture
    ob satisfaction remains a top ingredient in creating a safety culture in the workplace, according a 30-year safety professional weighing in on an oft-missing component of safety plans.
  • Arkema’s Texas site has history of workplace safety issues
    A Harris County, Texas, chemical facility that flooded due to Tropical Storm Harvey and experienced two explosions has a history of workplace safety violations.
  • Genex acquires pain intervention program provider
    Disability management services company Genex Services L.L.C. said Thursday that it has acquired Prium, which provides chronic pain intervention programs and utilization review services with a focus on the workers compensation market.
  • Fewer painkillers in paradise
    Could rainbows, sunshine and clear blue waters be the reason Hawaiians rely less on painkillers than states on the mainland?
  • Unions, industry at odds over beryllium rule revisions
    Union officials and worker rights groups are pushing back against the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s attempt to revoke certain compliance requirements under its beryllium regulation for the construction and shipyard sectors, but industry stakeholders are urging the agency to move forward with the revisions.