Long ropes, heavy machinery, breathtaking heights, extreme conditions and power tools: What could go wrong?
Wyoming Workforce Services took nine of its 13 safety inspectors and formed a new state agency, the Workers' Compensation Safety and Risk Unit.
Perhaps 2 percent of workers’ comp claims are fraudulent while employers have short-changed the program by $3.3 million since ‘95.
This week, WyoFile reporter Dustin Bleizeffer visits with Cassandra Lee at KHOL 89.1 about his examination of Wyoming's workers' compensation program.
The state launched a new “Safety and Risk” division in April, re-assigning nine consultants and vastly increasing the number of visits regulators can make to identified high-risk workplace sites.