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|April Safety Meeting|
Stay tuned for information on our April Safety Meeting.
What to Do When You Have a Claim: Hear from the Experts
|Workers Comp Changes Effective January 1, 2013|
The Department of Industrial Relations Division of Workers' Compensation has created a new web page devoted to Senate Bill 863, which will make wide-ranging changes to California's workers' compensation system beginning next year.
|Guidelines for Reporting Serious Injuries|
Cal/OSHA has strict guidelines for reporting serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace. Failure to comply can result in severe penalties and fines.
To make it easy for you, here are the requirements in a nutshell:
A serious injury or illness must be reported no later than 8 hours after the employer knows. Failure to comply with
OSHA standards and regulations can result in fines ranging from $7,000 to $70,000.
What is a Serious Injury?
"Serious injury or illness" means any injury or illness occurring in a place of employment or in connection with any employment which requires inpatient hospitalization for a period in excess of 24 hours for other than medical observation or in which an employee suffers a loss of any member of the body or suffers any serious degree of permanent disfigurement, but does not include any injury or illness or death caused by the commission of a Penal Code violation, except the violation of Section 385 of the Penal Code, or an accident on a public street or highway. Section 330(h), Title 8, California Administrative Code