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. ...
Employers have a duty to protect their workers from hazards like electrocutions. If a worker gets electrocuted on the job due to their employer's failure to protect them, they have a right to recover for their injuries. If you're an employer, consider these steps to keep your workers safe. If you've been injured, your employer may be liable if they failed to take these or other safety measures. Ways Employers Can Protect Wo...
According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), falls on construction sites are one of the leading causes of injury and death for workers. This begs the question of "What are the fall protection guidelines for construction sites?" In 2019, 991 workers died in falls and 244,000 had injuries that were severe enough to cause them to take time off work to get medical care and recover from injuries. Sometimes...

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