Weblog roundup: work fatalities, HR, language barriers, psychiatric disability, and more

August 17th, 2006 by Julie Ferguson

Blog carnivals – catch up on news from the blogosphere. Stop by My Money Forest, which features this week’s edition of Cavalcade of Risk. Also, we are bit tardy in pointing out last week’s edition of Health Wonk Review, hosted by The Health Care Blog.
Workplace fatalities – Jordan Barab of Confined Space brings us the good news and the bad news about the 2005 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Here’s a related story from Occupational Hazards, courtesy of our friends at rawblogXport.
New HR weblog – we welcome our friends at ESI Employee Assistance Group to the blog world with HR Web Cafe. We liked the post on the five key competencies that a manager needs to develop high emotional intelligence quotient.
Language barriers – we’ve talked about health and safety issues related to the multilingual work force on several occasions. HealthLawProfBlog points us to a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine on Language Barriers to Healthcare.
Psychiatric disability – attorney Alan S. Pierce’s Workers Comp Matters most recent segment on The Legal Talk Network discusses psychiatric disability with attorney Bernard Mulholland, a legal expert in the field of workers comp and psychiatric disability.
Market trending – Joe Paduda tells us that the property and casualty industry is looking good, for now, but advises you might want to keep your eye on the weather channel.
Certificates of insuranceSpecialty Insurance Blog cites a recent legal in discussing certificates of insurance, and why the issuance of such certificates alone may not confer coverage.