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Commission Decisions Confirm That Employers Must Take Action To Protect Employees From Workplace Violence
In recent decisions—including Secretary of Labor v. Integra Health Management, Inc., No. 13-1124 (OSHRC Mar. 4, 2019)—the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has upheld violations of the General Duty Clause where employers failed to adequately address workplace violence hazards.
United States
5 Apr 2019
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Management Alert: DOJ Files Motion To Dismiss Eleven False Claims Act Suits
Seyfarth Synopsis: The United States Department of Justice recently filed a seismic motion to dismiss in a series of healthcare fraud-related cases.
United States
3 Jan 2019
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Facing Addiction In The Workplace: The Surgeon General's Spotlight
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Surgeon General, has just released a Report on "Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Spotlight on Opioids" (Washington, DC: HHS, September 2018).
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Facing Addiction In The Workplace: The Surgeon General's Spotlight
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Future Enterprise – Workplace Safety Compliance Comes To The Forefront For Expanding Healthcare Industry
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employment in healthcare occupations continues to outgrow all other industries, as the American population continues to age and nursing home and hospital services expand.
United States
7 Sep 2018
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Workplace Safety Comes To The Forefront For Expanding Healthcare Industry
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employment in healthcare occupations continues to outgrow all other industries, as the American population continues to age and nursing home and hospital services expand.
United States
5 Sep 2018
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Nothing To Sneeze At: Evaluating Employee Safety Protections In The Healthcare Industry
NIOSH reiterated last week that healthcare workers are exposed to a wide range of hazards on the job and healthcare employers may not be following best practices to protect against these hazards.
United States
6 Dec 2017
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Sixth Circuit Court Agrees With Home Healthcare Employer's Termination Of Nurse
In this case a home-care nurse complained about the quality of care her patient received from the patient's family members.
United States
24 Oct 2017
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Proposed Rule For Prevention Of Workplace Violence In Healthcare And Social Assistance Industries
OSHA Publishes RFI on Proposed Rule Concerning Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance Industries.
United States
20 Dec 2016
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Asleep At The Wheel: Trucking Company's Sleep Apnea Policy And Procedures Reviewed By Federal Courts
Recently decided court case finds that motor vehicle carriers may lawfully require overweight drivers to submit to a medical examination testing for obstructive sleep apnea.
United States
4 Nov 2016
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NIOSH Offers Free Training Program To Help Employers Address Safety Risks Faced By Home Healthcare Workers
Seyfarth Synopsis: NIOSH releases a comprehensive training curriculum that home healthcare employers can use to minimize safety risks and prevent OSHA citations.
United States
8 Aug 2016
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HHS Fact Sheet On Your Employees' And Clients' Rights Under HIPAA To Access Their Health Information
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Public Law 104-191, contains extensive rules designed to limit access by non-health plan entities to certain individually identifiable health information.
United States
9 Mar 2016
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OSHA Issues "Strategies And Tools" To "Help Prevent" Workplace Violence In The Healthcare Setting
OSHA announced on December 1, 2015, that it had issued a number of "strategies and tools" for preventing workplace violence in the healthcare setting.
United States
10 Dec 2015
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