Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap rounds out our visit to Fabulous Las Vegas for the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference! Day two continued fast and furious with a great morning session on leadership from PMSI, plenty more action at the Expo, and closed out with some interesting thoughts on identifying and managing the psychosocial factors affecting injured workers. Today we’ll be finishing strong with some more promising sessions!
In the news today is a new statement from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA on the bureau of Labor Statistics’ recent report that the non-fatal occupational injury incidence rate for health care support workers increased 6 percent in 2010, bringing it to almost 2 1/2 times the rate for all private and public sector workers. Find out more by clicking here!