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How OSHA Sets Standards for Workplace Safety

All employers in the United States are obligated by law to provide a reasonably safe and secure workplace for their employees. The federal agency in charge of these requirements is the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).  OSHA oversees worker safety issues nationwide, providing training to employers, inspecting jobsites and enforcing safety standards. If the Read More

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Repetitive Motion Injuries Common in Missouri Workplaces

When you think about workplace injuries, what might first come to mind are sudden accidents causing injuries like broken bones and strained muscles. However, some of the most common work-related injuries occur over time, and they may be difficult to notice at first. For example, repetitive motion injuries stem from individuals constantly performing the same Read More

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Recent Gas Pipeline Explosion Kills One Worker

A worker in east Texas died recently in an accident caused by an exploding natural gas pipeline. Investigators say that the 32-year-old man, who was the father of four children, accidentally hit a live pipeline while he was running a mulching machine as part of his job duties. The line ruptured and the worker was Read More

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Kansas Worker Killed in Construction Site Accident

A construction worker in Kansas died in late July after suffering serious injuries in a workplace accident. The 40-year-old man’s injuries reportedly occurred when his co-workers attempted to use a forklift to lift him up in a wooden box, which slipped off, causing the man to fall. The worker, who was in the country on Read More

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How Might Tingling Indicate Workplace Disc or Nerve Damage?

When someone experiences tingling in the hands or feet, it can be an indication of something minor or something serious, ranging from a simple vitamin deficiency to tumors on the spine to a spinal injury. These symptoms occur in children as well as adults. Whenever such symptoms persist, a full medical evaluation is in order. Read More

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Fall Injuries at Work: To What Compensation is an Employee Entitled?

Falls from high places in Missouri workplaces lead to dozens of deaths and hundreds of serious injuries every year. Most often, this happens in construction occupations. However, slips, trips and falls also happen frequently in healthcare, warehouse, office and retail workplaces. The job of a Missouri workers compensation attorney is to establish that the injury Read More

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How an Attorney Can Prove a Workplace Brain Injury Occurred

Missouri brain injury lawyers typically work with clients who have suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). These injuries often happen in the workplace — in occupations that are considered dangerous (construction, manufacturing, etc.), or in any workplace where a simple trip or fall can cause a head injury. One problem with TBIs is that they do Read More

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Why Sprains and Strains are Serious Workplace Injuries

The most common workplace injuries, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, are sprains and strains. Work-related sprains and strains in Missouri are no different from elsewhere in the country, and such injuries can occur in virtually every occupation, from construction to healthcare to office-based administrative work. For anyone injured on the job in Read More

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Can a Lifting Injury Qualify You for Workers Compensation Benefits?

Lifting injuries that occur at work in Springfield, MO are much like those in small towns and big cities everywhere. They can happen to almost anyone, in any circumstance. While typically associated with manual labor — taking place at a loading dock or warehouse, or while engaged in maintenance or agricultural work — it is Read More

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Who Is Responsible — and Liable — for a Workplace Death?

Sudden deaths from any cause are the source of much sorrow and loss. However, when death occurs on the job, due to an activity related to employment, it is especially tragic. Work-related fatalities in Springfield and throughout the state of MO showed a decline in recent years (from 148 deaths in 2008 to 107 in Read More

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