This is a reminder that from February 1 through April 30, 2018, impacted employers are required to post a copy of their 2017 Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Illnesses and Injuries) in a common area where employee notices are usually available. This annual requirement may not apply to certain employers that are partially exempt from routinely keeping Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) injury and…
Benefits paid to injured workers and costs for employers in the workers’ comp system seem to be following the economic environment. A new report shows the increases corresponded to an improving economy.
Originally posted Ken Bensinger on September 25, 2013 on http://www.latimes.com The National Football League’s increasingly visible injury legacy has become a topic of national debate, one that threatens to cast a lasting shadow over the country’s most popular, and profitable, sport. Far less attention has been paid to the physical woes of other athletes, but a review of injury filings in California suggests that professional athletes…
Workers’ comp claims must be filed directly after a work-related injury occurs, right? Wrong, says one state court.
Employers often overlook one of the simplest ways to control claim cost – staying in touch with the injured employee. Read more…
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