Workers' Compensation

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Predictive Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace and Beyond: The Science Behind the Crystal Ball
Posted on 25 Nov 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. An awful lot of ink has been devoted lately... Read More

California: DIR Director Christine Baker Provides Update on Progress of SB 863 Eighteen Months After Operative Date
Posted on 12 Sep 2014 by David Bryan Leonard

A report from the California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Dana Point, CA By David Bryan Leonard, Esq. Without pause, Christine Baker, Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, took the... Read More

CDC Report Finds Younger Workers Face Higher Risk of Injury on the Job
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) (April 23, 2010) states that younger workers (defined as those aged 15--24 years) represent 14% of the U.S. labor force and face high risk for... Read More

WY: Task Force to Recommend Occupational Epidemiologist Soon
Posted on 6 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CHEYENNE, WY - The Star-Tribune reports that the Wyoming workplace epidemiologist selection committee has recently narrowed a pool of applicants and plans to make a recommendation soon to the governor for an occupational epidemiologist to research the... Read More

Prevention in Health Reform
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by NIOSH

Health reform or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed by the House of Representatives on March 21, 2010, and signed by the President on March 23, 2010. While even the passive follower of health reform surely recognizes the historic... Read More