OSHA announced that Loren Sweatt joined the agency on late last month as OSHA’s deputy assistant secretary.
Risk & Insurance addressed how new research suggests that obesity can affect ergonomic risks in the workplace.
OSHA cited a North Florida roofing contractor for over $1 million in fines for failing to protect its workers from fall risks.
OSHA will hold the second of two meetings August 28th, 2017, in New Orleans, to continue the discussion on the future direction of the agency’s Voluntary Protection Programs.
New research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that as many as four out of five people who sought prescriptions for medical marijuana did so for pain management, but evidence remains limited.
PropertyCasualty 360 profiled the workers’ comp program successes of Butterball LLC
President Trump officially declared the opioid crisis a national emergency.
From the second quarter of 2016 to the second quarter of 2017, productivity increased 1.2 percent, reflecting a 2.7-percent increase in output and a 1.5-percent increase in hours worked, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.
Travelers recently reported a 30 percent reduction in the use of opioids among its more than 500,000 claimants since 2015.
LWCC recently announced the promotion of Brent Toups as vice president of policyholder services and agency relations.