If you or a loved one was involved in a factory accident, you are not alone. More than 116,000 workers are injured each year in the U.S. in manufacturing accidents, according to data from the National Safety Council. Several hundred, unfortunately, are killed. Factory accidents may be caused by employers who don’t follow all the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations. If you were injured b...
Pinning is one of the most serious dangers in a workplace. Pinning accidents frequently cause death, loss of limbs, or other serious injuries. Employers have a legal obligation to take steps to protect workers from pinning dangers. Protect Workers from Pinning Dangers Employers have a duty to protect their workers from dangers on the job. While it's true that some jobs, such as construction, are dangerous because of the natu...
Many workers don’t realize how dangerous forklifts can be. Forklift accidents often cause severe injuries or death. The forklift driver is not the only one at risk. Workers standing or walking nearby can also be seriously hurt or killed. If you are wondering why are forklifts so dangerous, there are several reasons: Forklifts weigh, on average, about 9,000 pounds. That’s three times heavier than the average car. ...
Texas establece límites de tiempo para presentar una demanda por una lesión laboral que dependen de la situación individual y de si la lesión está cubierta por la indemnización por accidentes de trabajo. Si usted o un ser querido se ha lesionado o alguien ha fallecido a causa de un accidente de trabajo, puede tener derecho a recibir una indemnización a través de la indemnización por accidentes de trabajo o de una d...
Under the OSHA law, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace, and this includes providing safety training. Workplace accidents and illnesses are a cause of serious injuries and deaths, and employers have a responsibility to do everything possible to prevent them. Part of this responsibility is to identify potential dangers in the workplace and provide proper safety training for employees who encounter them....

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