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Who pays for damages from a car accident on the job?

There are a lot of professional drivers and many others who drive for work even if it is not in their job description. Office managers have to run to the office supply store to pick up paper, interns drive to get their boss a latte, and store managers run a daily deposit to the bank. It is common for car accidents to happen while people are on the clock. If you get in a car accident while working then you might be covered in a few ways.

Ohio Workers' Compensation Board weighs in on safety training

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) has long required that employers of workers who have sustained on-the-job injuries satisfy safety training requirements by having a company representative attend a two-hour training session. The goal is to underscore the importance of employees' safety in the workplace, review accident causes and company policies and improve workplace injury outcomes in the future.

Link found between head trauma, chemical exposure, and Parkinson's

A recent study found a link between being knocked unconscious, exposure to certain chemical toxins, and an individual being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Authors were careful to note that finding a link does not mean that these factors cause the disease, but rather that the information brings us closer to understanding Parkinson's disease, which affects thousands of adults each year.

Report: Many Ohio businesses fail to pay workers' comp premiums

Ohio workers who suffer on-the-job injuries are entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits pursuant to a system in which state employers pay compensation premiums to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC).

OSHA cites Cleveland-area subcontractor in construction accident

Although a Cleveland-area cement contractor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cannot agree on the cause of a casino deck collapse last December, the two parties are in agreement that the now-finished project is safe.