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What Is an OSHA Recordable Incident?

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An OSHA recordable incident is an illness or injury that meets defined criteria and must be recorded by an employer on their OSHA log. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA was created in 1970 to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for … Read more

What is OSHA’s “Fatal Four”?

What is the Fatal Four?

OSHA has coined the phrase “Fatal Four” to describe the construction industry’s most dangerous types of accidents. Each year work accidents lead to serious injuries. Depending on the occupation type, you might face catastrophic harm or even lose a loved one. If you have lost someone due to a work accident, we are very sorry … Read more

Updated: July 28, 2021

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

St. Louis Work Injury Attorney Explains OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rules

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OSHA’s new recordkeeping rules are intended to improve the ability to track workplace injuries and illnesses. As we discussed in one of our previous posts, OSHA is all set to revise its requirements for recording and submitting records of workplace injuries and illnesses. This new rule that goes into effect on January 1, 2017 and … Read more

Updated: October 1, 2016

Work-Related Injuries Resulting from OSHA Violations

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A worker may decide not to report any unsafe work practices in their workplace for fear of negative consequences. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal organization responsible for ensuring safe and healthy working conditions by setting and enforcing workplace safety regulations. OSHA provides the necessary training and resources to help employees learn safe … Read more

Updated: July 8, 2021