An electric company worker who fell in 1968 and aggravated his injury in a 2014 incident that resulted in an amputation had attempted to force the wrong insurer to pay for workers compensation stemming from the earlier injury, according to a North Carolina appeals court ruling issued Tuesday.
The American Society of Safety Professionals has published a technical report to help companies mitigate the risk of violence in their workplaces and develop a coordinated response to violence incidents that may occur.
A volunteer firefighter does not need to have outside employment to qualify for disability compensation, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held, reversing a lower court.
A workplace violence incident in Aurora, Illinois, highlights a concern expressed by some workplace safety experts that employers are not taking proper precautions when it comes to employee terminations.
The Division of Occupational Safety and Health of California on Wednesday announced it has issued a $65,300 fine to a joint venture formed between two contractors allegedly responsible for multiple serious safety violations after a worker was fatally struck by a steel beam in 2018 while working on a light rail tunnel project in San Francisco.
Anti-inflammatory drugs often prescribed for pain and inflammation now represent the largest percentage of prescriptions prescribed to injured workers in California, according to a study released Friday by the California Workers’ Compensation Institute.