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Worker Trips Over Rock on Way Home, Earns Workers’ Comp

Worker Trips Over Rock on Way Home, Earns Workers’ Comp

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Workers’ Compensation and Welfare Service disclosed on January 9 a manufacturing worker who had sustained an injury during the trip home from work had been granted workers’ compensation coverage, making the unnamed individual the first to be the beneficiary of an expanded industrial insurance coverage that extends [...]

Workplace Accident Insurance to Cover Commute Trips

Workplace Accident Insurance to Cover Commute Trips

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Workers who experience accidents during their commute will now be eligible for compensation, as new legislation has been passed at the National Assembly to categorize commuting as a continuation of work. During a plenary session on Thursday, the new legislative amendment of the current Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance Act was [...]

Using Virtual Reality to Prevent Industrial Disasters

Using Virtual Reality to Prevent Industrial Disasters

DAEJEON, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials has developed a VR simulator that provides preventive training sessions for employees at industrial complexes.  The system is a combination of VR content, a treadmill, and the virtual operation of equipment, where trainees can walk around on the treadmill and use their [...]