OSHA: Ohio companies recently violated work safety standards

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 24, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Injuries caused by conditions that violate the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s standards can cause employees in Ohio to file claims with the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation. Recently, OSHA issued more than $50,000 in fines...read more >>

Will OSHA issue safety rules on explosive dust in the workplace?

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 17, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

In Ohio, industrial jobs are often dangerous jobs. Industrial workers often need to work around heavy equipment and potentially volatile chemicals. This can directly lead to workplace accidents. In the wake of several fatal explosions, the...read more >>

Ohio road crew worker killed by falling tree while on-the-job

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 10, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Recently, a road crew worker tragically died in a job-related accident in Ohio after a tree he was removing crushed him. The worker was attempting to remove the large tree that was in the middle of...read more >>

Workers safety threatened in parking ramp collapse

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 05, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Construction work is dangerous work, and threats to workers’ safety are not always obvious. This fact became all too apparent to workers building a parking structure in Ohio last month, when a major workplace accident occurred....read more >>

Ohio company cited for hazardous work environment

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 29, 2011 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited PPG Industries for multiple safety violations at one of its Ohio based facilities. The inspection of the company began late last September after OSHA received a complaint alleging that...read more >>

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation program proposal

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 21, 2011 | In the News

Workplace accidents can have a major impact on workers and their families. Often, workers need time away from their jobs in order to fully recover from a serious work-related injury. However, Ohio injured workers are not...read more >>

Workers’ compensation packages changing in Ohio

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 16, 2011 | General Information

People go to work every day hoping to make a better life for them and their families. Sometimes, through no fault of their own, their ability to work is hindered by unavoidable hazards in unsafe work...read more >>

Workers’ comp reform mirrors calls for change

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Dec 08, 2011 | Workers' Compensation Benefits

Very few people would dispute the fact that workers’ compensation is an important safety net for workers who are hurt on the job. However, the workers’ compensation system in Ohio has proved to be the subject...read more >>

Workplace safety money goes to Ohio businesses

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Nov 23, 2011 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Because worker safety is important, a number of Ohio businesses recently received a large sum of money to improve safety conditions for workers and reduce workplace injuries, according to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. The...read more >>

OSHA fines Ohio employer for safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Nov 18, 2011 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

People who work around heavy industrial equipment are often vulnerable to workplace injuries. In fact, the astonishing rate of industrial worker injuries was one of the primary factors that gave rise to the modern workers’ compensation...read more >>