Beth D. Drury, of Houma, was appointed to the Louisiana Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Board of Examiners.
To further support the exchange of ideas, experiences and best practices in risk management, RIMS has launched Mentor Match.
OSHA has cited Berry Marble Company Inc. (doing business as U.S. Granite) for exposing employees to machine hazards.
The July meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) was held yesterday in Baton Rouge. Despite the lack of a quorum, the Council further addressed the Broadspire/Insight Labs pharmacogenetic testing controversy and shared the results of the GAME ON misclassification task force.
Darrick Lee, a licensed attorney in both Louisiana and Texas, has been appointed to the position of Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration (OWCA) Fraud Manager.
In March 2018, 69 percent of private industry workers had access to employer-sponsored medical benefits, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.
A new article published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) emphasizes what must be done to address demographic trends leading to an aging workforce.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DOC) has received official approval from the State Apprenticeship Council to establish a welder/fitter Registered Apprenticeship Program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plans to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to better protect personally identifiable information or data that could be re-identified with a particular individual by removing provisions of the “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” rule.
A new PropertyCasualty360 piece addresses “a world without insurance.”