Ohio poultry company fined $1.46M for 2 amputation incidents

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 30, 2015 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

After two Case Farms employees lost body parts in terrible accidents, and were later fired, the chicken supply company is facing fines totaling more than $1.46 million from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA...read more >>

Workplace fatalities going up in Ohio, U.S.

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 25, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

Fatal workplace incidents are on the rise in the U.S., including here in Ohio. That grim news comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Ohio Department of Health, and suggests that we still...read more >>

How many U.S. construction workers die every year?

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 17, 2015 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

It usually makes the news when a construction worker is killed on the job in Ohio. Obviously, these incidents do not happen every day, but neither are they nearly as rare as they should be. According...read more >>

Obesity can complicate workplace injuries, workers’ comp claims

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 11, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

We all know that obesity is a serious health problem, but millions of people in Ohio and throughout the U.S. struggle with this condition. It is estimated that one in three Ohio residents live with obesity,...read more >>

For Labor Day, a brief history of Ohio’s workers’ comp system

by Andrew Bainbridge | Sep 03, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

Monday is Labor Day. Most of us will enjoy the extra day off, but Labor Day weekend is also a time to reflect on the evolution of workplace safety protections in this country, including the introduction...read more >>