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March 2024 Sedwick Safety Articles

Fall Protection & Working from Heights

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) Fall Protection standard focuses primarily on the construction industry. However, it pertains to all companies regardless of their operation if they perform work at heights. 

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Employer Handicap Reimbursement Program Name Change

The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Employer Handicap Reimbursement Program is designed to encourage employers to hire and retain employees with pre-existing medical conditions. In some circumstances the employer may be eligible for reimbursement of a percentage of claim charges if an employee with a pre-existing condition suffers a lost time industrial injury or occupational disease and documentation supports that the pre-existing condition delayed the employee’s recovery.

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