Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features the Secretary of Labor’s announcement that preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries were recently released. The results of the census show that the number of fatal work injuries in 2011 was slightly lower than final results from 2010, with 4,609 fatalities from work-related injuries in 2011, down from a final count of 4,690 in 2010. Find out more (including a link to the complete report) by clicking here!
Also in the news is more reform reaction from California, with ACIC President Mark Sektnan commenting that California’s system has long been known as the most complicated and costly in the country, and that with or without reform, cost pressures continue in the system. Sektnan also congratulated the Brown administration on getting the law passed, and noted that now its success will depend on effective implementation and appropriate judicial interpretation.
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