Nurses Face Increased Risk of Workplace Violence

By |2017-08-30T20:19:54+00:00February 26th, 2015|Workers Compensation|

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) has estimated that 2 million Americans a year are subjected to workplace violence. Specifically, there has been new light shed on the violence that many health care providers face on a daily basis. Nurses are most likely to experience workplace violence, with up to 82% of emergency room [...]

Revised OSHA Regulations Call for More Employer Transparency

By |2017-08-30T20:22:58+00:00November 21st, 2014|Workers Compensation|

Starting January 1, 2015, companies will be required to report all work-related in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and eye losses within 24 hours of the incident. This comes as an update to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s current record-keeping requirements. Currently, OSHA requires that employers report in-patient hospitalizations only if three or more employees are [...]