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WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA SAFETY COUNCIL, THOMPSON, RHODES AND COWIE TO CONDUCT PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS' COMPENSATION REFORM ACT SEMINAR

 PITTSBURGH, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Wall Street Journal" recently reported that the total cost to employers for providing workers' compensation benefits in 1989 approached $50 billion, the Western Pennsylvania Safety Council said today.
 Workplace health and safety can have a significant economic impact on business, the council said.
 On Nov. 11, the Western Pennsylvania Safety Council in cooperation with the law firm of Thompson, Rhodes & Cowie, will be conducting a symposium discussing the new Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Reform Act that became effective on Aug. 31.
 The seminar, to be held at the Westin William Penn Hotel, downtown Pittsburgh, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will focus on the significant new changes in appellate law and controlling workers' compensation costs through effective health and safety programs.
 Human resource and risk managers, corporate in-house council, safety and health managers, personnel and all those who are involved or affected by workers' compensation should attend this informative seminar. For information on this program and all other Safety Council programs, call 412-856-5400, or, outside the 412 area code, call 800-345-WPSC.
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 /CONTACT: Roger Christensen, president of Western Pennsylvania Safety Council, 412-856-5400/


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