Month: September 2015

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  • September
    25 2015

    NIOSH Study Will Examine Oilfield Worker Injuries

    Researchers with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will start a study next month on the high rate of oilfield worker injuries. The study will ask workers about the types of injuries they’ve suffered, the severity of those injuries, and the safety training and equipment provided by their employers. Scientists expect the project […]

  • September
    25 2015

    Elderly Amputee Fights Texas Workers Compensation Claim Denial

    An elderly woman who lost most of her right leg in an auto accident had her Texas workers compensation claim denied. Jane Hays, 73, sat on the board of Texas Political Subdivisions, the agency that administers workers compensation claims for cities, counties and other local governmental entities across the state. She was leaving a board […]

  • September
    04 2015

    New Apps Lets Owners Find Cars With Vehicle Recall Warnings

    Two new smartphone apps give car owners the chance to find out if their car is on a vehicle recall list. One of these apps, developed by used car retailer Carfax, allows owners or potential buyers to enter the vehicle’s license plate information. The app then searches a database to determine if the car, truck, […]