What Is the Most Dangerous Element in a Warehouse?

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that forklifts are involved in nearly 85% of warehouse worker deaths each year. Many possible dangers lurk in a warehouse, from poisonous gases to explosive chemicals. But what is the most dangerous element in a warehouse? There are many factors to consider when answering this question. First, … Read more

Updated: October 14, 2022

Injuries Caused by Poor Housekeeping on Construction Sites

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Poor housekeeping on construction sites is a serious problem that can lead to severe injuries. Every year, thousands of construction workers are seriously injured, some to the extent that they cannot return to their jobs. And while some risks are inherent in the job, many can be prevented with better housekeeping practices. What Exactly Is … Read more

Updated: May 30, 2022

Injuries from Wheelbarrows, Hand Trucks, and Other Hand-Propelled Vehicles

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While these devices can make the job easier, they can also threaten workers if they are not used properly. Did you know that hand-propelled vehicles are one of the leading causes of construction site injuries? In fact, studies have shown that these types of injuries account for a large percentage of all workplace accidents. Below, … Read more

Updated: May 30, 2022

Road Construction Crew Accidents – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

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Road construction workers who build and maintain our streets and highways are at high risk of sustaining work-related injuries. The work-related hazards come from heavy equipment, work vehicles, and drivers passing through work zones. Workers’ compensation benefits are available to road construction crew members who get injured on the job. How Common Are Road Construction … Read more

Updated: May 8, 2022

What to Do After a Heavy Equipment Injury

After a work injury, you should be receiving treatment for ALL of your injuries, not just the ones the insurance company wants to accept. At the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann, we are here for you. We are continuing to do business via email and phone. Please call us today at (314) 361-4300 or … Read more

Updated: April 24, 2020

5 Most Common Injuries Caused By Drilling Equipment

Some reports estimate that each year there are around 1000 faulty drilling equipment accidents. Workers in the oil field face a variety of different risks, and unfortunately, a lot of them stem from working with faulty drilling equipment. These machines should be regularly checked to ensure everyone’s safety on the work site, but some issues … Read more