Prescription Pain Medications: A Fatal Cure for Injured Workers
A new report by the National Safety Council examines recent court decisions in which injured workers died from an overdose of pain medications.
This report identifies:
When opioid-related overdose is compensable.
How to protect your injured workers from potential dangers of opioid pain medications.
How employers can reduce the risk of compensable costs associated with opioid use or related to opioid use.
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