Category Archives: Bulletin

In safety news:

OSHA is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program using injury and illness information electronically submitted by employers for calendar year (CY) 2016.

In industry news:

Workers’ compensation benefits as a share of payroll declined in 2016, continuing a five-year trend, while employer costs as a share of payroll fell for the third straight year, according to a new report from the National Academy of Social Insurance.

In national news:

The number of job openings reached a series high of 7.1 million on the last business day of August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

In industry news:

The outlook for the U.S. property/casualty commercial insurance sector for the next 12 to 18 months remains stable given healthy core earnings and sound balance sheets in the view of analysts at Moody’s Investors Service.

In industry news:

Awards were presented for outstanding contributions to the workers’ compensation industry at the 7th Annual Comp Laude® Awards and Gala.