Monthly Archives: June 2018

Executive Director Gary Davis on SAWCA’s Louisiana History

As the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators prepares to host industry leaders and regulators at its 70th Annual Convention at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia, July 23rd-27th, 2018, Louisiana Comp Blog spoke to SAWCA Executive Director Gary Davis about SAWCA’s Louisiana roots. Read on to learn how the “Southern state of mind” is expanding its reach.

In industry news:

Safety National, recently released its list of top causes for high dollar workers’ comp claims – both developmental and catastrophic.

In safety news:

EHS Today announced a new webinar, “E-Learning Trends and Tools: How to Make Safety Training More Engaging,” on July 12th at 1 PM CT.

In safety news:

OSHA’s new Occupational Chemical Database compiles information from several government agencies and organizations into one online resource.

In economic news:

From May 2017 to May 2018, real average hourly earnings were unchanged, on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.