Monthly Archives: November 2015

In safety news:

OSHA issued a final rule yesterday establishing procedures and time frames for handling employee retaliation complaints under the National Transit Systems Security Act (NTSSA) and the Federal Railroad Safety Act.

In medical news:

Roberto Ceniceros with Risk & Insurance considers the resurgence of the “24 hour care” system idea collapsing workers’ comp into group health under the accountability provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

In regulatory news:

OSHA is seeking comments on a draft document intended to help employers develop a program to prevent whistleblower retaliation.

In industry news:

Independent insurance agents and brokers posted median organic growth of 4.4 percent for the third quarter of 2015, compared with 6.0 percent in the third quarter of 2014.