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Electricians: Work-Related Injuries

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According to the NFPA, between 2012 and 2016, 9,760 workers in the U.S. were injured through exposure to electricity. Accidents happen every day at work and often lead to injuries. When we think of all the safety hazards that electricians are faced with at work, the obvious injury is electrocution. However, many other factors can … Read more

Updated: March 24, 2022

Missouri’s Efforts to Increase Farm Safety for Workers

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Preventative measures are being taken in Missouri to help avoid such accidents. It is estimated that there are more than 107,000 farms in Missouri, which employ nearly 300,000 workers. With such a large amount of workers, there are, unfortunately, a lot of injuries and fatalities. There are a number of high-risk factors for farmworkers. Most … Read more

Updated: September 15, 2020

Medical Errors: Americans At Risk

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Thousands are dying each year due to medical errors in the U.S. and many go unreported. The medical error statistics in the United States are overwhelming and alarming. By definition, a medical error is a preventable adverse effect of care. It is estimated that as many as 98,000 Americans die each year due to medical … Read more

Updated: September 15, 2020

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

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Approximately 25% of all car accidents are due to a driver texting while driving. Car accident attorneys have the legal knowledge and experience to understand how to deal with situations involving drivers who text while driving. On June 17, 2011, Governor Rick Perry of the state of Texas vetoed a law that would ban texting … Read more

Updated: March 28, 2016

MO Workers Compensation: Occupational Diseases

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The Missouri Workers Compensation law provides relief from the financial strain of being unable to return to work from being injured by an occupational disease. If the case has resulted in the death of a worker, certain surviving persons may be entitled to benefits as well. What is an Occupational Disease? An occupational disease is … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2018

Preventing Workplace Injuries: Slips, Trips & Falls

It important to remember that workplace safety needs to be everyone’s concern. Employees can improve their own safety by taking their time and paying attention to their surroundings. There is a large percentage of workers that are injured annually due to fall accidents.  They make up a significant portion of workers compensation commissions. It is … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024