Category Archives: Workers Comp

by Whitney Martin Russ Lazzell had been with FreightCar America, Inc. less than 6 months when he decided to do an Employee Safety Perception Survey. He was the first Director of Safety the company had hired (previously, safety was managed … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Workers’ compensation insurance can be one of the largest employee-related expenditures for many businesses.  Some companies see their premiums increase each year because accidents, many times the same types of accidents, continue to occur.  By developing and … Continue reading

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Texting While Driving is Becoming a Big Business Concern More and more states have laws banning texting while driving for all drivers. Currently, 35 states have such laws, and many also include a ban on cell phone use.  The US … Continue reading

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US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Miami companies with willful and serious safety violations after fatality at Bernuth Marine Terminal. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing penalties against four Miami, Fla., companies for … Continue reading

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