Category Archives: Bulletin

In local news:

A sulfuric acid release on Monday sent two contractors at an ExxonMobil chemical plant in Baton Rouge to the hospital.

In safety news:

OSHA issued a memorandum outlining the initial enforcement of the standard for respirable crystalline silica in general industry and maritime.

In medical news:

The House of Representatives this week is expected to vote on more than 30 bills to address the opioid crisis, with more votes on additional opioid-related bills expected the week of June 18th.

In industry news:

Risk & Insurance workers’ comp columnist Roberto Ceniceros’ latest piece addresses diversity, asking why diversity’s benefits for claims outcomes is ignored.

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Accruent CEO John Borgerding announced the company will create 350 new direct jobs in New Orleans and establish a technology center of excellence in the city’s Central Business District.