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  • Category: Workplace Injuries

    Tips to Avoid OSHA‘s “Fatal Four”

    Every day, construction workers face an array of job-related hazards. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the “Fatal Four” are the deadliest. The top four causes of fatalities in the construction industry are falls, struck-by, caught-in/between and electrocutions. To mitigate known dangers associated with OSHA’s “Fatal Four”, employers need to take certain[…]

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    Amazon’s Fourth Penalty This Year is For Failing to Give Workers Timely Medical Care

    A recent news release from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) contains numerous allegations against Amazon, including the company failed to provide timely, adequate medical care to at least ten workers at a Castleton, New York fulfillment center over a nine-month period from August 2022 to April 2023. Although six of the workers sustained[…]

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    Preventing Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that the U.S. uses an excess of 86,000 types of chemicals to perform different tasks. For individuals who encounter chemical hazards and toxic substances in the workplace, this poses a unique health and safety risk. To protect these workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has guidelines and[…]

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    What Are Common Summer Job Injuries?

    The summer months bring plenty of opportunities for jobs. Swimming pool complexes, theme parks, golf courses, and retail stores are all looking for additional help with the increased flow of business that warm weather brings. Unfortunately, many summer jobs can also leave employees vulnerable to workplace accidents and injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor[…]

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    Observing National Safety Month

    This June, take some time to join the National Safety Council (NSC) in observing National Safety Month. This annual observance addresses key workplace safety and health topics in order to reduce the hundreds of thousands of preventable occupational injuries and fatalities that occur each year. For this year’s National Safety Month, the NSC is focusing[…]

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