Have you ever been suspicious of a workers’ comp claim? Be careful. A recent ruling appears to draw an important — and, in this case, extremely expensive — distinction between “reasonable” and what you might call “reflexive” suspicion.
Does OSHA work for working people? No way, says David Michaels — the man President Obama will nominate to run the agency.
Blanket policies barring employees on light or limited duty from working overtime violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Safety pros know the risks involved with slippery surfaces and machinery that’s not properly guarded. Here’s a case in which the two combined to create a disabling injury for one employee.
Workers who return to the job quickly after an injury or illness owe a lot to their managers, a new study says.
Periodically, we ask three safety pros how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: An employee returns to work after medical leave, and his ability to work safely is questionable.