January 2011: Workers’ Comp Advisory

By January 5, 2011July 18th, 2011Business Insurance, Workers' Comp Advisors

Workers’ Compensation 2010: Eleven issues that will impact the year ahead
A review of Workers’ Compensation issues in 2010 points to challenging times for the years ahead… Read More.

14 Point Workers’ Comp Program annual checkup
The first of the year is a good time to assess your Workers’ Compensation program. Here are 14 points… Read More.

OSHA’s top ten most cited violations
OSHA’s top ten most frequently cited standards remain relatively unchanged; however, fines are rising rapidly… Read More.

Legal corner

  • The “Long Tail” of on-the-job injuries
  • Worker injured on smoke break is awarded comp benefits
  • Employee’s injuries not barred by Going and Coming Rule
  • Read More.

Case Studies

Plastics manufacturer avoids potential increases
Open claims are often an unnecessary source of cost increases… Read More.

Things you should know

  • OSHA gives residential roofing workers more safeguards against falls
  • NIOSH targets persistent work-related lead exposure
  • FMCSA launches CSA program
  • Institute releases free pocket guide for radiation emergencies
  • Drug use among fatally injured drivers increasing: report
  • Read More.