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  • Post-happy-hour injuries not compensable

    The injuries sustained by a traveling salesman from his post-happy-hour car accident are not compensable, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania held Thursday in a 5-2 decision.

  • Emergency wildfire smoke regulation to take effect in August

    The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted an emergency regulation on Thursday to protect workers from the hazards associated with wildfire smoke, and employers will have just weeks to comply.

  • The BI Top 10: Week of July 15, 2019

    This week’s leading stories feature several executive moves at Willis Towers Watson, the growing interest in active shooter coverage, TPA merger trends and more.

  • Penalty for violations in partial thumb amputation upheld

    A request for review of an Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission decision was denied by an appellate court, which upheld the monetary penalty assessed against the company for violating lockout-tagout standards.

  • Makeup artist fails to prove link between disease, rat feces

    A news station makeup artist failed to prove that her infectious disease was caused by rat droppings she alleged she came across while working for a New York Fox News affiliate and that her travel aboard to a developing country could be related, an appeals court in New York ruled Thursday.

  • Nominations open for Women to Watch 2019

    Business Insurance is accepting nominations for the 2019 Women to Watch Awards. Deadline is Aug. 7.