The EPA has finalized a rule amending its Risk Management Program regulations to reduce the likelihood of accidental releases at chemical facilities.
U.S. refineries are facing a labor shortage for deferred maintenance, now that oil prices are experienced a tepid rebound.
The FDA recently announced the winner of its 2016 Naloxone App Competition.
The Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. After a quarter century of evolving service to the self-insured community across the state – and a recent expansion beyond self-insured workers’ compensation to all lines of self-insurance – the organization is reflecting on itself and the future. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to founding member David Bondy, President and CEO of LUBA Workers’ Comp, to get his perspective on where LASIE has been and where it’s going now.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels has appointed Kelly Knighton as the new administrator of the agency’s Dallas regional office.
The federal court case brought by 38 former National Football League players seeking to force the NFL to recognize chronic traumatic encephalopathy as a covered disease under workers’ compensation has been withdrawn.
NCCI released its latest Quarterly Economics Briefing.
Louisiana is ranked No. 45 in the nation – with a ‘D’ letter grade – for insurance regulation in the R Street Institute’s fifth-annual Insurance Regulation Report Card. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to local figures in the workers’ compensation market to get their thoughts.
The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled late last week in a split opinion that the three year timeline to file a workers’ comp claim in the state will stand.
OSHA on Monday issued a final rule that clarifies an employer’s continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness.