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Employers Taking Proactive Health Steps to Prevent Costly Employee Injuries

A job does not have to be physically demanding to literally be a pain in the neck, or knee, or lower back. Musculoskeletal conditions are among the top expenses for employee healthcare benefits, accounting for about a third of all …

Study: Conn. Occupational Illness Rates Higher Than U.S. Average

Occupational illness rates are higher for Connecticut workers than the national average, though the rate has declined, a study by a University of Connecticut health expert says. The overall illness rate in 2012 was 21.9 cases per 10,000 workers, a …