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EIGHT- PENNY NEWS VOLUME 11 • NUMBER 7 APRIL 1993 New Hampshire: A law designed to reduce workplace injuries is being largely ignored by employers, according to a report in New Hampshire Business News. The state law, which first took effect in 1991, requires all employers with more than ten workers to file a safety plan with the state. But in 1992, only 275 of the 8,041 businesses required to do so filed a plan. Workers comp rates went up 18.3% last year in New Hampshire, the largest rise in 15 years, as New Hampshire workers filed more medical claims than all but three other states. The safety-plan requirement was passed largely in response to these high injury and comp rates. Vermont: Both legislators and Governor Howard Dean are indicating support for