If you have been injured on the job in Missouri due to an OSHA violation, you may be wondering if you are entitled to compensation. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) violations are all-too-common in Missouri workplaces. OSHA … [Read more...] about What Happens if I’m Injured at Work Due to an OSHA Violation?
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The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that around 5,250 workers died on the job in 2018, with transportation incidents being the main culprit of these deaths at around 40% out of the total. Close behind were incidents involved contact with … [Read more...] about Injured Due To Workplace Safety Violations? Here’s What You Need To Know
Employers are not perfect and they often miss certain unsafe conditions. A subject that employers frequently revisit is workplace safety. They have two reasons to do so. The first is that they want their employees to be safe and productive. The … [Read more...] about What to Do If You Notice Unsafe Workplace Conditions
Next time you’re at work, do a quick check of your surroundings and see if you spot any of these safety violations. If you talk to an experienced St. Louis workers compensation attorney, they will tell you that they have seen just about every … [Read more...] about The Top 10 OSHA Safety Violations for 2017
Heavy lifting makes up over a third of work-related injuries and poses a serious risk to Missouri workers. Sustaining an injury during heavy lifting is something that has happened to many people, especially those that are middle-aged or older. This … [Read more...] about Avoiding Injury When Lifting Heavy Objects
OSHA was initiated to decrease workplace accidents and to have more regulated worksite areas to protect workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Act went into effect over 40 years ago in 1970. Developed by the Department of Labor, it was … [Read more...] about The Role OSHA Plays in Your Construction Site Injury Lawsuit