OSHA is requesting a $595 million budget for FY 2017 which would be a 7.6 percent increase over its 2016 budget of almost $553 million.
Waiting lists to receive the opioid dependence medication buprenorphine have grown to number in the hundreds, as heroin and painkillers remain much cheaper on the street.
The threat of losing money was more effective in getting overweight and obese adult employees to exercise than was promising extra pay, according to results of a randomized, controlled trial published recently in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Disappointing underwriting and investment returns resulted in AIG reporting an operating loss of $1.3 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to operating income of $1.4 billion in the prior-year quarter.
OSHA is set to accept public comment on new guidance for how to apply the Weight of Evidence approach when dealing with complex scientific studies.
LCI Workers’ Comp and LCIA are hosting the first Locally Vested forum in Baton Rouge on Wednesday.
New Mexico is moving forward with a bill that would prevent employers from having to pay for medical marijuana under workers’ compensation claims.
Top officials from the FDA recently announced the need for a “far-reaching action plan to reassess the agency’s approach to opioid medications.”
A new study by the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin focused on why large organizations such as NASA and BP have a tendency to repeat the same operational safety mistakes.
Welcome to “Marginal Interests,” a series highlighting the varied reading habits of the local comp community. This month, we spoke to Matthew Monson, attorney with his own Monson Law Firm, based in Mandeville. Read on for his take on reading for expanded perspective.