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 >>

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 >>

Ohio worker denied additional award for inhalation of metal dust

by Kara Dolan-West | Nov 27, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Readers of this blog are well aware of some of the dangers posed by their work environments. Heavy machinery can catch limbs or crush workers, employees can fall from heights, and construction workers may be at...read more >>

Accident at Tesla plant burns three workers

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 20, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

There are many factories in Ohio. Those employed at these plants may know the dangers posed by the heavy machinery and extreme temperatures with which they work. However, as time passes and accidents do not occur,...read more >>

Over 5,000 worker amputations have occurred since 2005

by Andrew Bainbridge | Nov 13, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has recently released statistics that show over 5,000 Ohio workers have suffered amputation injuries since 2005. The data shows 5,405 workers’ compensation claims related to such injuries were made between...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 >>

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 >>

Workers’ compensation claim tied to Fire Chief’s death appealed

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

Firefighters and police officers serve to protect our communities. Every day these individuals put their lives on the line to make us safe. When these courageous men and women are injured or killed on the job,...read more >>

Ohio worker suffers burns after workplace chemical fire

by Andrew Bainbridge | Aug 13, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Workplace dangers take many forms. They can be a minor safety violation, a wet floor, a vehicle accident, or something more extreme like a building collapse or a deadly equipment malfunction. But in one recent Ohio...read more >>