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on August 19, 2020

Don’t let COVID-19 be a workers’ compensation issue

Kansas health officer says while it might be difficult to prove if a person became sick in the workplace, it is important to take every precaution to protect employees

The chief medical officer of the State of Kansas advised managers of meat processing plants and other agrifood facilities to make sure every COVID-19 precaution is in place to avoid any liabilities or workers’ compensation cases.

Dr. Lee Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and…

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