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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

What to Do if Your Boss Violates the Safety of Your Work Environment

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You have the right to work in a safe work environment! Regardless of what industry you are employed in, you have the right to work in a safe environment. If your boss fails to take measures to protect their employees, then they can be held liable. The first way that an employee can be compensated … Read more

Updated: February 20, 2018

Drug, Alcohol, and Safety Violations in the Workplace

An injured worker may lose their rights to workers compensation under certain circumstances, such as drug, alcohol, and safety violations. Anyone who gets injured or becomes ill at the workplace can claim benefits under workers’ compensation. An injured employee can seek medical benefits, wage loss benefits, and permanent disability benefits under the Missouri workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: July 30, 2020