Maggie Mahar posts The Pre-Election Edition of Health Wonk Review: Fact vs. Fiction at her blog, Health Beat. In this weighty issue, she offers her in depth-analysis and opinions of the issues that were raised in submissions she received.
Prepping for Sandy
Batten down the hatches - authorities say that Hurricane Sandy could affect 50 million people on the East Coast. Keep up with Advisories on Hurricane Sandy from the National Hurricane Center. It's getting a little late, but here are some hurricane-related tips to prepare your workplace and protect your technology. And from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, a Disaster Planning for Small Businesses
State Offices of Emergency Management :
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island
- Washington DC
Yes, we are on to this week's disaster, but if you are curious about last week's news, see Claire Wilkinson's overview of the Maine earthquake that rattled New England.
If you're home bound waiting out the hurricane, or even if you're not, here are some links to catch up on your work comp reading:
- Has the Going and Coming Rule Become Outdated?
- How to cut workers compensation insurance cost
- Highlights from the First Annual Survey of Workers' comp utilization review
- The Risk of Deviating from Guidelines - Oklahoma
- The Repackagers Pivot to Drug Screening
- Unified Data
- The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Risk Managers
- Five Changing Trends in Managing Workplace Ergonomics
- OSHA Quiz - Is An Injury Received as a Result of Horseplay an OSHA recordable?
- Concealed Weapons Can Make for Risky Business
- David Michaels Outlines OSHA's Efforts to Shift the Safety Curve
- Seven Factors Driving Up Your Health Care Costs