Safety and OSHA News

Traveling worker gets sick, drives home, crashes truck; can he get workers’ comp?

Traveling employees are sometimes eligible for workers’ comp if they’re injured on a trip that benefits their employer. Was that the case for this truck driver?  [Read more…]

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Is traveling worker’s fatal crash after Christmas shopping covered by comp?

A worker was away on a two-week assignment for his employer. One day after work, he went with a co-worker who wanted to buy a Christmas gift for his wife. The worker was killed in a crash when returning from shopping. Should his widow receive workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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