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ACOEM Updates Guideline Regarding the Use of Opioids in Safety-Sensitive Jobs
Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Teresa McLoughlin Rice

ACOEM tightens guidelines, cautions against the use of opioids in any safety sensitive job, not just motor vehicle driving Much has been written lately on the increased use—both licit and illicit—of opioids. Against this backdrop, concern... Read More

Kentucky: Igniting Cigarette Lighter While Holding Unidentified Explosive Object Was Not Horseplay
Posted on 25 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A Kentucky appellate court affirmed a determination by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that a heavy equipment operator’s severe injuries did not result from horseplay where evidence suggested that a co-worker serving as a “spotter”... Read More