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What Is the Leading Cause of Death in the Workplace?

It’s why it’s essential that employees continuously remain aware of their surroundings, ensuring that they take the proper precautions at all times. For nearly 50 years, OSHA has been providing employers, health and safety professionals, and other spokespeople the means of creating a safe and functional workplace. As a result, injury and death rates in … Read more

Updated: January 19, 2023

Does Workers Compensation Cover Fatal Injuries?

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You probably know by now that if you get injured or sick while doing your job, then you can generally receive benefits to help cover the cost of treatment and lost wages. However, what if a loved one suffers a fatal work injury and passes away? Will family members receive compensation for their death? In … Read more

Updated: March 13, 2020

Angle Grinder Injury – St. Louis Workers Comp Lawyer

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While machines and tools increase speed, quality, and productivity, they also put workers at risk of injury. Tools and machines are used in factories and workshops in virtually all industries. While machines and tools increase  speed, quality, and in turn productivity, they also put workers at risk of injury. Injuries can range from minor to … Read more

Why Coal Mine Workers Fatalities Are On The Rise

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In 2016, the Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that coal miner fatalities had reached an all-time low, with only 9 reported deaths taking place the entire year. However, 2017 already saw an increase in the number of coal miner deaths on duty rose to 15 deaths, with 8 of them occurring in the first … Read more

Updated: February 7, 2020

Workers Are Still At High Risk of Accidents in the Workplace

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Even with organizations like OSHA, many workers are still at high risk of injury or fatality. The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) issues a report each year regarding the number of deaths that occur in the workplace and it makes for very interesting but rather worrying reading. In this article, … Read more

Updated: June 29, 2017

4 Most Common Construction Accident Fatalities – St. Louis Work Comp

4 Most Common Construction Accident Fatalities

St. Louis Construction workers are at high risk of injury and fatality due to construction site work conditions. There are various types of accidents that can cause fatalities during construction work, but there are four most commonly associated with fatalities in the construction industry. St. Louis work comp lawyers urge workers to be extra careful … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024