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A lack of product standardization, the new federal legality of some types of CBD and ever changing state regulations are just some of the issues facing the medical cannabis community.
During the government shutdown, the news focused on the 800,000 furloughed workers who went without pay for over a month — and justifiably so. But in the background, another group of workers suffered.
Coffee giant Starbucks and other restaurateurs are grappling with safety issues surrounding needles and other hazardous objects being left on their premises.
When a childish chase leads to broken bones, the court must decide whether the injury is covered by workers’ comp.
‘Barista wrist’ is a very real thing. Starbucks’ manager of claims explains its impact and gives insight into other restaurant risks outside the coffee shop.
Companies that have successfully hard-wired safety into their operations share these five elements, from a clear vision to enticing incentives.
Risk managers cannot assume violence won’t happen at their business. Here’s how to mitigate the threat.
Chia-Chia Chang, public health analyst for the CDC, sat down to discuss how linking health to safety practices cuts lost time and enhances worker well-being.
From medical to recreational, marijuana laws are changing across the board. Here’s a look back on some 2018 cannabis decisions and facts and what they could mean for workers’ comp.
Why do workers suffer injuries after safety training? Is the material boring? Maybe the techniques are outdated? Here are a few ways to make safety stick.
Construction workers tend to distrust technology, but acceptance is growing of new tools with demonstrable safety benefits.
For violence against health care workers to be managed, the profession needs to stop accepting violent acts as simply being a part of the job.
Claims about Tesla factory workers being put at risk are deeply troubling. Details that have come to light offer a useful guide to avoiding the hot seat the carmaker now sits in.
The Workforce Safety team at Northwell Health is full of fresh ideas, including a dynamic safe patient handling program that cut lost time and indemnity claims by a third.
The opioid epidemic is still growing, and it’s seeping into seemingly safe places like work. Employers need to be one step ahead to stop an overdose before it’s too late.
For Main Line Health’s workers’ comp team, reducing employee injuries meant ditching the adversarial approach and pivoting to advocacy claims management.
In just four years, Starbucks Coffee Company changed the way workers’ comp claims were handled by placing the process in the hands of its partners.
Broadspire’s Marcos Iglesias and attorney Stuart Colburn will help employers and payers separate cannabis fact from cannabis fiction at NWCDC in Las Vegas.
As farmers prepare their acres for seasonal tricks and treats, insurers work hard to garner coverage options for growing Halloween risks.
One rancher failed to provide workers’ compensation for the family of a deceased employee, so the family turned to the legal system.
Pinnacle’s Jim Cunningham, a 2018 Risk All Star winner, displayed a persistent, pragmatic approach to controlling losses.