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The Most Common Cause of Industrial Accidents and How to Avoid Them

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An industrial job often comes with higher risks, meaning an injury in these environments could potentially have devastating outcomes. You can work in one of the most careful businesses around, where every health and safety code is respected to the letter, all the time. Even so, accidents can still happen. For the industrial industry, there … Read more

Updated: October 29, 2019

Does Excessive Overtime Increase the Risk of Workplace Injuries?

While working overtime benefits both employer and employee, there are several downsides of excessive overtime. The eight hour work day is the standard in the U.S. However, it is common for companies to ask their employees to work extra hours. When employees agree to work extra hours, they are usually paid a higher rate of pay and the employer … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024

Construction Injuries & Missouri Workers Compensation

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When an employer at a construction site does not follow safety guidelines, workers are exposed to danger. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction sites are among the most dangerous of all workplaces. In the United States every year, hundreds of construction workers are injured or killed at their workplace. Slip and fall accidents, electrocution accidents, … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Missouri Coal Mining Accidents – Understanding Your Rights

Coal mining is still a booming industry in Missouri, as anyone who works in this industry is well aware. There are currently around 400 active mines in Missouri and approximately 30,000 individuals are employed in these mines. As you can imagine, this is a very dangerous line of work and accidents do happen. Miners and … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019