Category Archives: Bulletin

In safety news:

OSHA and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals recently formed an alliance to provide BCSP certification holders and other practitioners with information and guidance to protect workers’ safety and health.

In industry news:

A.M. Best expects the U.S. property/casualty insurance industry to post a second consecutive underwriting loss in 2017, driven mainly by catastrophe losses.

In national news:

Epidemiologists at NIOSH identified what they believe to be the largest cluster of advanced black lung disease ever reported.

In local news:

While the number of work-related fatalities in the U.S. surged from 4,836 in 2015 to 5,190 in 2016, Louisiana’s number of work-related fatalities decreased in 2016, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

In local news:

Annual reporting for employers without workers’ compensation insurance must be submitted to the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation by April 30th.

In local news:

Governor John Bel Edwards’ office announced yesterday Louisiana’s seventh place national ranking in how well states provide online access to information about government spending.