Tag: Work-Related Injuries

Question: Outside of our Workers’ Compensation carrier, does our business need to track and report on workplace injuries? Our View:  OSHA (the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration) does require businesses to keep records of work-related illnesses and injuries, unless the business employs 10 or fewer workers and/or the business is in a low-hazard industry. …

Question: Outside of our Workers’ Compensation carrier, does our business need to track and report on workplace injuries? Our View:  OSHA (the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration) does require businesses to keep records of work-related illnesses and injuries, unless the business employs 10 or fewer workers and/or the business is in a low-hazard industry. …

Question: Does an employee on workers’ compensation need to pay for health benefits while on leave? If so, for how long can she remain on our plan until her plan is terminated and we must offer her COBRA?  Our View:  We recommend that the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave be designated to run…