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The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday announced a proposed rule that would modify the agency’s recent beryllium standards for the construction and shipyard industries.
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The percentage of workers’ compensation claims in California with an opioid prescription dropped sharply in 2012 and continues to decline. But with the entrenched prescribing practices of some doctors, the problem of unnecessary and excessive prescriptions for narcotic painkillers will...Read More
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The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program issued $84,000 in penalties against Georgia Pacific in Big Island for safety violations discovered after a worker fell through a hole in the floor and drowned in a pulp tank.
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Spending on compound drugs within the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act program has plummeted by 90% — from $20 million a month down to $2 million a month — after a preauthorization requirement was put in place last year.
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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against five opioid manufacturers, alleging that the drug companies engaged in fraudulent marketing regarding the risks and benefits of prescription opioids that fueled the state's opioid epidemic.