Authorities say a worker has died after falling into a vat of oil at a facility near Walt Disney World.
BLS issued data on general occupation concentration across the country. For Louisiana, construction, extraction, service and health care were highly concentrated.
Workplace wellness is still a hot topic, particularly for managing stress in the workplace.
The Big I held its annual Young Agents conference at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans last week. In the midst of the event, Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Big I officers to ask about what they think the future will look like for today’s young agents. Lee Schilling, IIABL National Director and head of Schilling & Reid Insurance advised young agents to network as much as possible.
A Massachusetts official announced that the state’s Department of Public Health is investigating why construction workers die more frequently of opioid overdoses than other workers.
A Houston Chronicle report citing Texas Department of Insurance information indicates that some Texas cities are denying firefighters workers’ compensation benefits for cancer, despite a 2005 state law.
New RIMS Professional Report titled, “A Guide to Cyber Insurance.”
New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids.
OSHA issued a final rule to extend the compliance date for specific ancillary requirements of the general industry beryllium standard to December 12th, 2018.
The number of job separations (which includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations) was little changed at 5.5 million in June 2018.