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Employers remain committed to providing active employee health care benefits in the near future, according to findings from the annual Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care, but are responding to changes influenced in part by health care reform with more aggressive actions to improve health care delivery and manage rising costs of care.
A new study suggests that occupational safety is influenced to a large degree by what workers do – or don’t do – before ever coming in to work.
Many hospitals pay more for employee health care, mainly because the health care industry has not effectively managed costs, according to a new report from Towers-Watson.
A new OSHA PowerPoint presentation shows the heavy financial cost resulting from falls in construction. OSHA analyzed workers' compensation data for injuries resulting from falls from elevations suffered by roofers and carpenters.
OSHA kicked off the new year by reaffirming its commitment to injury and illness prevention programs (I2P2), in the form of a White Paper that characterizes them as "effective, flexible, commonsense" tools that will help reduce occupational injuries and fatalities and increase productivity."