Tag Archives: workplace injuries and illnesses

The Rise of Workplace Opioid Abuse

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Employers are increasingly finding themselves confronting the realities of workplace opioid abuse.   Opioid Abuse an Enduring Concern in the Nation The odds of dying accidentally from an opioid overdose rose in 2018 to one in 96, according to an analysis published by Injury Facts, an extension of the National […]

Form 300A Submittal Requirements Uncertain in California

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Employers in California and other states have been told by Fed-OSHA that they must electronically submit Form 300A by July 1, 2018—but is this really the case?   300A Submittal Confusion in California (and Beyond) Following establishment of its “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” final rule, the federal Occupational […]

California Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Rate Declines

Written by: Brittiny Harris, NES, Inc.  The rate of reported workplace injuries and illnesses fell slightly between 2015 and 2016.   Lower Rate of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Reported in 2016 Recent data indicate that the rate of workplace injuries and illnesses in California has decreased from the previous year’s numbers. Compared to the reported number […]