Ohio company fined by OSHA for unsafe working conditions

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 30, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace safety is an employer’s responsibility. They are expected to provide adequate and safe equipment, properly install safety features, promote and enforce safety procedures, and ensure employees are trained to work in a safe manner. When...read more >>

Semi-truck strikes hydraulic lift, injures two workers

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 24, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Most people have driven through construction zones at one time or another. They have seen the orange cones or barrels to mark closed lanes, reduced speed limit signs, and men and women at work on the...read more >>

Ohio man killed in job-related accident

by Andrew Bainbridge | Oct 16, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Several workplace environments can turn deadly in a matter of moments. These hazards are invisible to many as company policies, regulatory codes, and state and/or federal laws operate to protect workers. But sometimes employers become lackadaisical...read more >>

Crane boom falls, injures construction worker’s leg

by Andrew Bainbridge | Oct 09, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Large machinery, heavy materials, dangerous heights, and fast-paced work environments are some of the dangers construction workers face on a daily basis. But these brave employees confront these risks head-on in order to build the structures...read more >>

BWC awards nine grants for safety intervention

by Andrew Bainbridge | Oct 03, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Administration has announced nine grants that were awarded to employers to reduce illness and injuries in the workplace. The Bureau has agreed to a $3 match for every $1 an...read more >>