South Carolina Man Dies in Workplace Accident

Anderson County Man Dies After Workplace Accident Causes Him to Fall Into Machine A worker has died after a workplace accident caused him to fall into a metal stamping machine at an Anderson County plant. The man – 62-year-old Kendall Collier – was working on the machine at 9 AM on Tuesday, January 22nd, at Stanco Metal Products, a factory in … [Read more...]

Workers Comp Pharmaceutical Concerns Focus on Pain Killer Abuse

Study Finds that Pain Killer Abuse at Top of Workers Comp Concern List, Will Be Addressed in National Rx Abuse Summit A survey released in January from CompPharma, LLC – a consortium of workers comp pharmacy benefit managers – found that opioid pain killer abuse was the top of the list of workers comp cost drivers. The 2012 Survey of … [Read more...]

Walmart Pays $190,000 Fine for OSHA Violations at 2,800 Stores

After OSHA Violations Discovered, Walmart Agrees to Pay $190,000 Federal Fine After “repeat and serious” OSHA violations were discovered at a Walmart store in Rochester, NY in 2011, Walmart has finally agreed to pay to upgrade 2,800 stores across 28 states, and pay a fine of $190,000. The fine was part of an agreement with the Labor Department’s … [Read more...]

Arizona Workers Comp Law Will Bar Pro Athletes from Filing Claims Out-of-State

Bill in the House Will Prevent Out-of-State Workers Comp Claims for Arizona Residents On Wednesday, March 6th, a bill updating Arizona’s workers comp laws, previously passed by the Arizona Senate, was approved by a House Committee. The new bill aims specifically to prevent professional athletes living in Arizona from filing workers comp claims … [Read more...]

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