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Santa Deals With Worker’s Comp, Too

It’s the busy season at Santa’s workshop and that usually means a few headaches for Santa. Ginger, Santa’s longest-employed elf, injured her knee when she…

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AMA Guidelines for Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s)

In 2009 the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability: How to Request, Interpret and Apply Functional Capacity Evaluations, the authors define FCE as…

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The Workers’ Compensation System Is Broken – Or Is It?

I know I have heard this said by an employer at least 3 times in the last 2 weeks: “The Workers’ Comp System is Broken.”…

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OSHA Cracking Down on Healthcare Facilities

On June 25, OSHA announced it was going to focus on injury prevention procedures and equipment used in hospitals and nursing care centers by doing…

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Judge Rules in Favor of EMPLOYER

Recently a court case was brought to my attention. A worker for the US Postal Service had filed a complaint with the EEOC that she…

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More on Accommodations at Work

As a follow up to our previous articles of “ADA and Return to Work”, the importance of having an interactive dialogue with workers who mention…

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Now, Where Did I Put My Phone/Keys/Pen/Car?…

I kid (well, sort of), but memory loss is getting to be no laughing matter these days. I don’t mean the many times we all…

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Do Accommodations Put Employees At Risk?

Mrs. Smith has been working for ABC Company for 25 years. She is a loyal, hard-working employee; however, she is 64 years old, and of…

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