Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier has issued a final order for a 13.8% workers compensation rate decrease for 2019.
Business Insurance has opened nominations for the 2019 U.S. Insurance Awards, which honor teams of professionals across the commercial insurance industry working on specific projects. Anyone familiar with a team’s work can nominate them for an award. Submissions are due Dec. 18. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in New York on March 21, 2019.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Legend Directional Services LLC for improper storage of compressed gases after an employee died in an explosion at the Harpersville Reinforcement Project in Harpersville, Alabama, the agency announced Wednesday.
Private industry employers reported nearly 45,800 fewer nonfatal injury and illness cases in 2017 compared with a year earlier, according to estimates from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday.
The Alameda County Superior Court affirmed that fall-protection safety orders apply to elevated indoor telecommunications structures, the California Department of Industrial Relations announced Thursday.
The regulation and usage of recreational and medicinal marijuana made strides in several U.S. states on Election Day, but was firmly rejected by Nebraska voters.