Death by work
- Proposed labor law reform draws fire from local trades. Anastasi, Nick // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);6/29/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 26, p6A
Focuses on the proposed legislation that would reduce the liabilities of general contractors for workplace accidents in Long Island, New York. Creation of the bill to address the increasing liability insurance costs for contractors; Fixation of the liability to a contractor; Responsibility of...
- Early Intervention Can Speed Employees' Return to Work. Martin, Melissa // Occupational Hazards;Jul2001, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p19
Reports on the impact of early interventions in short-term disability claims on employee's return to work. Reduction in disability-related costs; Effectiveness in shortening absences; Prevention of long-term disability claims.
- Injury compensation relies on inherent work hazard. // Business Insurance;8/6/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 32, p14
Reports several court rulings on employers' liabilityinsurance in the United States. Consideration of an inherent workhazard in the awarding of workers' compensation; Benefit of astatutory cap on an employee's workers compensation domiciliarycare benefits; Entitlement of a murdered employee's...
- Law & Liability. // American Machinist;Oct2003, Vol. 147 Issue 10, p40
Provides information on liability cases caused by industrial accidents in the U.S. manufacturing industry as of October 2003. Accident suffered by Roger Nicks of AX Reinforcement Co.; Cause of an accident suffered by David Claypotch of Norsal Distribution Associates; Details of the case of...
- Corporate manslaughter plans come under fire. Pawsey, Vanessa // People Management;6/8/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p17
Focuses on the proposal of Great Britain's Home Office to introduce a new offense of corporate killing in response to the increasing number of accidents in the workplace in 2000. Liabilities of companies on workplace accidents; Reason for the failure to prosecute companies in the past; Details...
- An Effective Approach to Claims Management. Kincaid, William H. // Occupational Hazards;Nov2004, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p22
Offers tips on active approach to managing workers' compensation claims. Best approach to reducing cost of accidents; Information on the usual model of reducing cost of accidents; Effects of involving attorneys in occupational accidents cases.
- Know Your Workers: Are They Safety-Oriented or Risk Takers? // Professional Safety;Mar2014, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p19
The article reveals that the direct costs from workplace incidents are more than 51 billion U.S. dollars a year in workers' compensation payments, medical expenses, and litigation expenses, according to studies by Canadian research company TalentClick.
- Employees hurt at work pursue more than workers' comp. Lyncheski, John E.; McDermott, Joseph M. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition;Sep96, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p1
Reports that employees injured while working are allowed in some states in the United States to sue their employees aside from filing for workers' compensation claim. Grounds for lawsuits against employers of injured employees in some states; Lawsuit against employees who cause injured...
- Construction Safety Must Not Be A Game of Chance. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/28/2008, Vol. 261 Issue 3, p84
The author comments on fatal accidents in construction sites in Las Vegas, Nevada over the past two years which prompted stakeholders to clamor for reform. The author believes there must be a system of checks and balances to make sure that along with project owners elsewhere, owners on The Strip...