Using data from firms in Pennsylvania, researchers examined the relationship between the age of a firm and the risk of lost workday injuries and found little correlation.
Welcome to the Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace
The mission of the RAND Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace is to conduct research and analysis that helps improve worker health and safety and reduce the economic costs of workplace accidents and illnesses. The Center provides rigorous, objective analysis and a neutral venue in which to convene stakeholders from government, industry, and labor.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Workers' Compensation Leaders Research Colloquium, December 11, 2014: ProceedingsAugust 18, 2015
This report summarizes the proceedings of a colloquium hosted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the RAND Corporation on December 11, 2014, to elicit input from key stakeholders in the occupational safety and health and workers' compensation communities to help the NIOSH Center for Workers' Compensation Studies maximize the impact of its research activities.
Home Health Care for California's Injured Workers: Options for Implementing a Fee ScheduleJanuary 27, 2015
The California Department of Industrial Relations/Division of Worker's Compensation asked RAND to help develop a fee schedule for home health services provided to injured workers. After consulting stakeholders, reviewing other payers' fee schedules, and interviewing WC administrators from other states, the researchers focused on options to create a single fee schedule covering the full range of services and made three sets of recommendations.