Workers Comp

Summary of the news 18-11-2021 | | Workers’ Compensation Executive

Vaccine blockages at key bases pose military dilemma In August, all branches of the U.S. military issued an ultimatum to its military and civilian employees: get vaccinated or risk being fired, but some employees are reporting underlying health issues they believe the vaccine could exacerbate while others cite religious exemptions. …

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House meets again, starts taking bills, starting with HB 417 on workers’ compensation … | Idaho

The House has reconvened and is suspending the rules to consider bills that came out of House committees yesterday or today; the first is HB 417, from representatives Jason Monks, R-Meridian, and Bruce Skaug, R-Nampa, on vaccine and workers’ compensation claims. The monks, opening the debate, told the House: “This …

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Correct the behavior behind distracted driving

The security landscape has many aspects. Most occur in an establishment, but the conduct is different. It is also an area which has the propensity to endanger many lives. To avoid distracted driving, people need to understand the behavior behind it in order to change. Expert Carly Baez, Safety Manager …

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Texas Workers’ Comp’s telemedicine use skyrocketed during pandemic

The use of telemedicine services in Texas workers’ compensation increased dramatically during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). The report “Assessment of Telemedicine Services in the Texas Workers’ Compensation System 2018-2021″ shows that there were 21,086 claims …

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