Business Insurance - _Workers Comp en-us Thu, 26 May 2016 15:20:04 EST 10 FDA approves first-ever implant to treat opioid addiction 20160526/NEWS08/160529843 (Reuters) — The first-ever implant to fight addiction to opioids, a class of drugs that includes prescription painkillers and heroin, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. Thu, 26 May 2016 14:54:55 EST Remote rehab tools could cut comp costs 20160525/NEWS08/160529863 A mix of remote and in-person physical therapy visits could lower costs for workers compensation payers while delivering the same results to injured workers as traditional care. Wed, 25 May 2016 16:33:46 EST Lawsuit filed in connection with San Bernardino terror shooting 20160525/NEWS08/160529865 The following story has been corrected to reflect the correct workers compensation policyholder. Wed, 25 May 2016 16:23:01 EST Battle lines emerge over OSHA electronic injury reporting rules 20160525/NEWS08/160529868 With Jan. 1 implementation looming, two sides square off before the House subcommittee on workplace protections. Wed, 25 May 2016 15:46:34 EST Whistleblowers gain protections as OSHA updates rules 20160525/NEWS08/160529869 Agency turns attention to Food Safety Modernization Act, the latest of 22 federal statutes over which it has enforcement authority. Wed, 25 May 2016 15:12:13 EST NFL hall of famer guilty in workers comp scheme 20160524/NEWS08/160529915 San Diego Charger turned workers comp lawyer sacked in tax fraud. Tue, 24 May 2016 14:43:49 EST Retailer Pier 1 cited for blocked exits, other hazards 20160523/NEWS08/160529946 Company faces $101,000 in penalties for safety violations at store in Glendale, Wisconsin. Mon, 23 May 2016 16:33:39 EST Comp insurer to pay policyholders $21 million dividend 20160523/NEWS08/160529956 More than 19,000 businesses to share in payout equal to 10% of their premiums. Mon, 23 May 2016 11:42:56 EST Stucco firms cited after scaffold safety questioned 20160523/NEWS08/160529959 Two Pennsylvania contractors are facing a combined $236,390 in proposed federal fines over repeat violations. Mon, 23 May 2016 10:37:11 EST Comp reform efforts target old concerns 20160522/NEWS08/305229981 First responders, medical cost management and the definition of an employee still bigger issues for employers than medical marijuana and opt-out efforts. Sun, 22 May 2016 00:01:00 EST