- Safety culture led to Amtrak derailment: NTSB
A weak safety culture led to the 2016 derailment of an Amtrak train that killed two employees, according to a report published by the National Transportation Safety Board.
- WCRI study shows Delaware fee schedule decrease
Delaware’s overall workers comp fee schedule rates for professional services has decreased by 40% since enactment of reform legislation in 2015, says a study released by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
- California regulators suspend 12 more providers
- Toxic water poses danger to recovery workers after catastrophes
Contaminated water from natural disasters can present multiple safety hazards that employers should be aware of, including water full of toxins and bacteria, when it comes to protecting workers.
- Workers comp pharmacy spend down 11%: Study
- Texas insurance department proposes fee increases to fund comp operations
The Texas Department of Insurance is proposing an increase in maintenance taxes and fees to fund some of its operations, including those related to workers compensation regulatory efforts.
- Transportation department expands opioid testing to include semisynthetics
- New York contractor arrested in comp fraud scheme