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How new safety rules impact workplace injury reporting

Just one year ago, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) added to its already-expansive citation protocol by as much as 80 percent. Now, under new regulations, employers must be even more conscientious about budgets and safety than ever before.

Does workplace violence qualify for workers' compensation?

When we think about suffering an on-the-job injury, we usually envision some sort of accident befalling an employee, but in some cases it is actually person-on-person violence that brings about a workplace injury. Workplace violence is a more serious and widespread issue than you might think, and many people do not understand the role that workers' compensation plays in addressing it.