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OSHA 300A Posting Due 2/01 01/11/2005
State: NA | Segment: Safety | 223 | 0
Beginning February 1, employers must post a summary of the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced yesterday. Employers are only required to post the Summary (OSHA Form 300A) -- not the OSHA 300 ...Read More
 
 
OSHA forms Alliance with NY Contractors 01/10/2005
State: NY | Segment: Safety | 93 | 0
Preventing injuries and promoting safe and healthful working conditions for residential contractors in Rockland County are the goals of an alliance among the Tarrytown area office of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Rockland County Builders and Remodelers Associat...Read More
 
 
OR WCD Revises Hospital Fee Schedule 01/07/2005
State: OR | Segment: Regulatory | 65 | 0
The Oregon Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) has revised Bulletin 290, "Hospital fee schedule - adjusted cost/charge ratios for Oregon hospitals" The purpose of this bulletin is to publish updated adjusted cost/charge ratios to be applied to hospital inpatient and outpatient servic...Read More
 
 
OR WCB Executive Session 1/12 01/07/2005
State: OR | Segment: Regulatory | 112 | 0
The Oregon Workers' Compensation Board will hold an Executive Session at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at 2601 25th St. SE, Suite 150, Salem, Oregon.The session is to consult with counsel according to the hearing notice. The Executive Session is being held pursuant to ORS ...Read More
 
 
OH Suit Alleges Gross Underpayments by BWC 01/06/2005
State: OH | Segment: Other | 77 | 0
According to a lawsuit filed in the 10th Ohio District Court of Appeals in Columbus by the Columbus-based Equal Justice Foundation, a private, nonprofit group that provides legal services to the poor, Bruce Smith, a food stamp recipient working as part of his welfare benefits received only $31 a wee...Read More
 
 
OSHA Fines NJ Detroit Diesel Branch 01/06/2005
State: NJ | Segment: Safety | 179 | 0
The U.S. Department of Labors' Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Atlantic Detroit Diesel Allison LLC for alleged safety and health violations at its Lodi, NJ site. The company services and repairs bus engines and transmissions, employing 380 workers in Lodi and Piscatawa...Read More
 
 
OH Law Firms Predict Increase in WC Business 01/04/2005
State: OH | Segment: Other | 134 | 0
The Cincinnati Business Courier says that Ohio law firms are predicting an increase in workers' compensation business, due to the recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling that establishes new guidelines nonlawyers must follow in hearings before the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation.In C...Read More
 
 
OR WCD Increases Mileage Rate 01/03/2005
State: OR | Segment: Regulatory | 42 | 0
The Oregon Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) announced that Bulletin 112, "Reimbursement of related service costs to injured workers" has been published, changing the mileage reimbursement rate. Effective January 1, 2005, the private vehicle mileage rate is increased to 40.5 cents p...Read More
 
 
OSHA to Issue Final Rule on Stds Improvement 01/03/2005
State: NA | Segment: Regulatory | 88 | 0
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will publish a final rule in the Jan. 5, 2005, Federal Register on the second phase of its standards improvement project. The project addresses inconsistent, duplicative or outdated provisions in OSHA's safety and ...Read More
 
 
OR Bulletins on Loss Reporting, Reconsideration 12/23/2004
State: OR | Segment: Regulatory | 22 | 0
The Oregon Workers' Compensation Division (WCD)has published Bulletin 209, "Report of losses instructions and reserving guidelines" and Bulletin 227 that provides the forms and format for requesting reconsideration. The purpose of Bulletin 209 is to explain reporting requirements under...Read More
 
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