An employee injured her back at work. A neurosurgeon recommended back surgery but told the worker she had to lose 90 pounds before he’d operate. Does workers’ comp have to cover a weight-loss program?
The March 2 deadline for certain employers to electronically report their 2018 300A Form information is just around the corner.
Feb. 1 is the deadline for employers to post 300-A Summary forms listing 2018 injuries and illnesses.
OSHA has scaled back the number of forms larger employers have to submit electronically. However, there is something new employers now have to submit.
Unless they can come to some sort of agreement, it looks like the federal government and Washington state may end up wrangling in court over workers’ comp for Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers.
An annual review pinpoints one of OSHA’s biggest challenges as its strives to reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities.
Is the glass half empty or half full? The number of workplace nonfatal injuries and illnesses fell from 2016 to 2017 – but not by much.
Questions have arisen about whether the Trump administration has weakened the OSHA electronic injury reporting rule because there appear to be few (if any) penalties tied to not reporting. That’s changed.
OSHA has issued a memo that it hopes will clear up some confusion over whether certain drug testing and safety incentive programs aren’t permitted under its 2016 recordkeeping regulation.