One in three workers reported using pain relievers with the majority of those on prescriptions drugs and under 5% of workers reported abuse of pain relievers or dependence, according to a study released Wednesday by the Integrated Benefits Institute.
Offering first responders with occupational cancers or diseases lump sum payouts rather than traditional workers compensation is taking hold in several states.
A new report identifies the similarities and distinctions in workers compensation regulations in various states in the U.S. and Canada.
An audit of the Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance Co. has revealed improper contract reporting, lack of oversight in competitive bidding and failure to properly account for the use of funds for bar tabs, golf outings and sporting events, according to a release Tuesday from state auditor Mike Harmon’s office.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued more than $300,000 in serious citation fines to two employers after a temporary worker lost two fingers cleaning machinery at a Los Angeles food manufacturing facility.
Business Insurance is launching a conference to examine the insurance needs of the rapidly expanding cannabis and cannabinoid industry.