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OSHA Training in Louisville Oct. 22-26 09/24/2018
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 133 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 58 min read
Kentucky's state-run workplace safety agency will offer another round of free training Oct. 22-26, this time in Louisville. The free...Read More
 
 

Officials Aren't Itching to Close Courthouse Over Bedbug Sightings 09/21/2018
State: RI | Segment: NORTH | 96 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Despite calls from labor unions to shut down the courthouse because of bedbugs, court administrators have said it's not such a biting concern and plan to keep the building operating. ...Read More
 
 

OSHA Proposes $21K in Penalties After Worker Killed at Job Site 09/18/2018
State: MS | Segment: SOUTH | 475 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 20 min read
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited two Mississippi companies for safety violations after a worker suffered fatal injuries at a Utica work site. ...Read More
 
 

OSHA Proposes $192K in Fines Following Finger Amputation 09/17/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 45 | 0 | Popular with Employer | 68 min read
A wood pallet manufacturer in Columbus, Ohio, is facing proposed federal penalties of $191,794 after a worker suffered a finger amputation. Buckeye...Read More
 
 

OSHA Finds 14 Serious Violations at Sawmill Where Worker Was Killed 09/17/2018
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 38 | 0 | Popular with Other | 1 min read
A sawmill in St. Joseph where a worker was fatally injured after falling into a machine is facing proposed federal penalties of $199,183. Ameri...Read More
 
 

One Call, Broadspire Partner on Chronic Wound Program 09/12/2018
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 164 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
One Call, a provider of workers' compensation care management services, is partnering with third-party administrator Broadspire to develop a program to improve the healing of wounds in injured workers. ...Read More
 
 

Operators of Care Company Charged With Trafficking, Not Carrying Comp Insurance, Fraud 09/11/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 560 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
Four family members failed to carry workers’ compensation insurance for the immigrant laborers they forced to work for their adult residential and child care company, according to California’s attorney general. ...Read More
 
 

Occupational Illnesses and Exposures Up Slightly, Report Shows 09/06/2018
By: William Rabb (Reporter)
State: CT | Segment: Top | 135 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 47 min read
By one measure, work-related illnesses and exposures increased slightly in Connecticut in 2016, thanks in part to a rise in infectious disease and human-bite incidents. By another measure, the number of reported diseases was lower than in 2015, but the rate was still higher than in most other sta...Read More
 
 

Overhaul of Workers' Compensation Board Rules Effective Sept. 1 09/04/2018
State: ME | Segment: NORTH | 180 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 56 min read
Workers’ compensation practitioners in Maine return from the holiday weekend with an entirely new rule book. ...Read More
 
 

OSHA Proposing Maximum Fines Against Plant Where Employee Fell 08/30/2018
State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 331 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 3 min read
An accident that seriously injured an employee who fell 30 feet at plant in Millport prompted more than $200,000 in proposed penalties against two companies, the U.S. Occupational Safety Administration said. ...Read More
 
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