The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Xerox OKC Supplies Manufacturing of Yukon, Okla., earned membership in OSHA's "Star" Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
OSHA Regional Administrator Frank Strasheim said the company had "demonstrated excellence in effective safety...Read More
Tony Marsman Construction Ltd. was fined $50,000
in a London, Ontario, court last week for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that resulted in
serious injuries to a young worker.
The young man was installing flooring in a partially built
house when he fell from the s...Read More
The Young Worker Leadership Academy gets under way this afternoon in Los Angeles for three days of health, safety and labor law training that teens will put to use in their own communities.
Seven teams of teens, ages 14 through 17, will return to their community with a project they created...Read More
InsureWorx, a software publisher to the workers' compensation carrier market, yesterday announced that Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) has selected InsureWorx to conduct an "Inception Phase" that will focus on determining how PowerComp(R) J2EE Claims can be implemented t...Read More
Zurich North America announced yesterday that David Young, CPCU, ARM, AIAF, AU, has been named first vice president of strategy for its Middle Markets business unit. In this newly created position, he reports directly to Don Hurzeler, CPCU, CLU, CEO of Zurich North America Middle Markets....Read More
Young workers are not as prepared and experienced as older adults when it comes to identifying and avoiding safety risks and hazards while on the job and are more apt to be injured. In order to prepare the millions of young workers who will enter the workforce in the next few weeks on workplace safe...Read More
The County of Yuba, CA has entered into a land deal with the Enterprise Rancheria, a federally recognized Indian tribe, regarding the Tribe's application for trust acquisition of a 40-acre parcel of land within the County. Enterprise Rancheria seeks to have the land taken into trust for gaming purpo...Read More
Previously reported as unpublished, the 2nd District Court of Appeal of California yesterday ordered published Ybarra v. WCAB, SIF. The decision
held that it was improper to credit an injured workers' retir...Read More
Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a provider of products and services for the management of catastrophe risk, yesterday launched its U.S. Terrorism Risk model, a model designed to assist property, workers compensation, and life insurers and reinsurers in quantifying the risk from catastrophic terrori...Read More
Despite an increased combined ratio, poor underwriting performance, large claim losses, and an inadequately priced California work comp business, A.M. Best Co. upgraded the financial strength rating yesterday for The Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance Company of America (Yasuda America), New York, fro...Read More