The opioid-related death rate for those employed in construction and extraction occupations was six times the average rate for all Massachusetts workers, according to a report from the state’s Department of Public Health.
After receiving multiple requests for a deadline extension, Business Insurance will now accept nominations for its Women to Watch awards program until 11:59 p.m. CST on Monday, Aug. 20.
The co-owner of a former housecleaning business in Snohomish County, Washington, must pay more than $11,700 for her role in a scheme to avoid paying workers compensation insurance, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries announced Thursday.
The owner of a residential construction business in Dayton, Ohio, who allegedly underreported his payroll by more than $3.5 million to lower his workers comp premiums must pay the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation $255,434.
Motor vehicle accidents are a sore spot for the workers compensation sector, as the frequency for all claims in comp from 2011 to 2016 declined by 17.6%, yet frequency for on-the-clock car accidents increased 5%, according to data released Wednesday by the Boca Raton, Florida-based National Council on Compensation Insurance.
The Supreme Court of Minnesota ruled Wednesday that an employee who fell down a flight of steps while at work is not due workers compensation because she chose not to use a handrail.