Workers Comp Zone


Maybe the Evian, Perrier and San Pellegrino drinkers among us are on to something? Maybe it’s not just snobbery, but rather a matter of self preservation.

Blind tastings have shown that tap water often tastes as good as pricey
waters from the Swiss and Italian Alps. But….

Consider the recent reports. An Associated Press investigation reveals
antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones are now found in American water supplies. Check this out:

The long term significance of this isn’t yet scientifically known. Could modern medicine’s pill-popping culture eventually be our undoing?
The pharmacy component of workers’ comp is huge. I would never begrudge injured workers what they need for pain relief.

But it does make you wonder. Are those workers’ comp medications winding up in our drinking water?

Food (or drink) for thought.

I’ll be sharing further info on the recent DWC annual conference in my next post. Stay tuned.

Julius Young

Category: Medical treatment under WC