Workers' Compensation

Areas of Potential Risks

Cal-OSHA regulations require, under the General Duty clause, that employers maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Workers’ Compensation is both a federal and state regulation requiring specific benefits for medical care and compensation. Failure to provide safe working conditions and benefits can result in penalties and litigation. HIPAA is a federal regulation regarding the confidentiality of medical records. Fines and restrictions can be levied if HIPAA is violated.

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