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What Happens if I’m Injured at Work Due to an OSHA Violation?

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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 sets forth standards to prevent worker deaths and injuries by requiring proper safety equipment, training, and hazard … Read more

Updated: May 5, 2021

Injured Due To Workplace Safety Violations? Here’s What You Need To Know

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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 objects (39%), and workers caught in running equipment and falling. OSHA reports that a … Read more

What to Do If You Notice Unsafe Workplace Conditions

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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 second is that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does regular checks on … Read more

Updated: August 20, 2018

Avoiding Injury When Lifting Heavy Objects

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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 can occur while moving, in the gym, or in the workplace. The pain may even … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

The Role OSHA Plays in Your Construction Site Injury Lawsuit

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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 initiated to decrease workplace accidents and to have more regulated worksite areas to protect workers … Read more

Updated: May 1, 2018