Ohio plant fined for violations that put workers at risk

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 31, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Another Ohio workplace has been hit with fines by OSHA. The Reliable Castings Corp. manufacturing facility in Sidney, Ohio was found to have 14 safety and health violations that threatened to injure workers. Amongst the company’s...read more >>

OSHA fines Columbus facility for mishap that pinned worker’s head

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 26, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many times when people think of job-related accidents they think about an employer’s inability to keep the workplace safe. They may think of faulty equipment and an employer’s failure to provide proper safety equipment to employees....read more >>

Temp workers more likely to be injured at work

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 24, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The number of companies and industries using temporary workers is increasing in the United States. More companies are using temp workers to work in warehouses, factories and construction sites. There are currently 2.8 million temp workers...read more >>

Ohio’s ‘Move Over Law’ expanded to protect construction workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 18, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio’s construction workers are often exposed to dangerous working conditions, including fast-moving cars. These risks sometimes result in construction workers suffering serious, and at times life-ending, injuries. In fact, since 2008, more than 600 accidents happened...read more >>

Workplace injuries decline, but severity increases

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 18, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace accidents and injuries can be very serious for workers in Ohio. Work injuries are no laughing matter as many workers suffer long-term injuries every year in the state and across the country. Companies are supposed...read more >>

Workplace accident at Ohio steel plant injures five

by Andrew Bainbridge | Dec 11, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Ohio has several factories that provide much needed jobs to the areand much needed materials to the country as a whole. These factories would not function if it were not for their workers. As employees act...read more >>

What is Supplemental Security Income?

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 09, 2013 | Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income, also known as SSI, is a federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues. The program is designed to aid aged, blind and disabled individuals, who have little or no income. SSI...read more >>

What is Social Security Disability Insurance?

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 09, 2013 | Social Security Disability Insurance

Social Security Disability Insurance pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are “insured,” meaning that you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes. To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits,...read more >>

Ohio prison worker injured on the job when attacked by inmate

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 05, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Many times on this blog we discuss workplace environments that seem safe, but actually pose hidden dangers. However, there are also workplaces that are inherently dangerous. Amongst these are those locations where law enforcement personnel work....read more >>