1837 AMH ABBA SMIL 205


HB 1837 - H AMD 1098

By Representative Abbarno

NOT ADOPTED 02/14/2022

On page 1, line 16, after "injuries," strike all material through "practices" on line 19 and insert "however, an analysis of Washington State's workers' compensation claims data from 1999 to 2013 found that work-related musculoskeletal disorders declined an estimated 5.4 percent each year over the study period, a greater decline than for claims from other types of injury"

EFFECT:   Replaces intent section language regarding the severity of work-related musculoskeletal injuries with findings regarding a decline in such injuries over a specified period.

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