Pot Use Unacceptable for Both ‘Safety Sensitive’ and Office Workers

One thing is clear about marijuana in the workplace: “It is unsafe to be under the influence of cannabis while working in a safety-sensitive position,” says the National Safety Council. NSC found – what common sense tells us – that such impairment can lead to injury or death for both operators under the influence and … Read More »

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To Weed or Not to Weed

Marijuana workers’ comp and in in the workplace

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News Digest 8/15/2008

Minnesota Labor Commissioner Pushes Workers’ Comp Reform In Minnesota, workplace injuries are down, but the cost per injury is rising, and that widening gap carries perilous consequences for the state’s … Read More »

News Digest 4/18/2008

Golden State’s Illness, Injury Numbers Improve The number of recordable workplace injuries and illnesses reported dropped again in 2006 even though the number of workers grew, according to findings from … Read More »

News Digest 1/29/2008

Workers’ Comp Personal Data Breach Triggers Concern Personal data on injured workers held by the Newfoundland and Labrador Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, as well as justice department files … Read More »

News Digest 1/21/2008

Fifth Circuit Rules for Lockheed in Workplace Shooting Case The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds the dismissal of claims by 27 plaintiffs who sued Lockheed Martin for damages … Read More »

News Digest 10/22/2007

TDI: Illness and Injures on the Rise The Texas Department of Insurance announces that private industry workplace injuries and illnesses were up statewide in 2006. However, rates in the Lone … Read More »

State Fund To Hold Workplace Safety Seminar Next Week In Bakersfield

State Compensation Insurance Fund will sponsor a comprehensive workplace safety seminar in Bakersfield on Tuesday, March 20. The seminar will cover ergonomic workplace strategies, safety basics, and Cal/OSHA’s top ten workplace safety violations. Featured speakers at the seminar include R.J. Banks, State Fund’s Senior Ergonomist; James Boretti, Certified Safety Professional and CEO/President of Boretti, Inc.; … Read More »

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