NY - Some 6,000 New PTs, Acupuncturists, Nurse Practitioners Added to Rolls This Year
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More than 6,000 medical providers have been added to the list of those authorized to treat injured workers, thanks to the 2019 New York state budget bill that took effect Jan. 1, Workers' Compensation Board Chairwoman Clarissa Rodriguez said this week.
The budget bill, signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last summer, authorized six new types of pr...
FL - Egregious Fall Hazards Result in $1M Fine for Roofing Contractor
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The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined a Florida roofing contractor more than $1 million for what it called “egregious fall hazards” at three work sites.
OSHA said Florida Roofing Experts Inc., based in Jacksonville and owned by Travis Slaughter, failed to provide fall protection to workers replacing roofs...