What is the Occupational Safety and Health Act?

by Kara Dolan-West | Dec 08, 2014 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Act, known as “OSHA,” authorizes the Secretary of Labor to promulgate standards in order to promote worker health and safety at both the federal and state levels. Under OSHA, a business...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 >>

Construction site accident leaves four workers injured

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

Construction sites can be very dangerous when a mistake is made or a safety violation occurs. The heavy equipment, large materials and, sometimes, the height at which the work is taking place, can all pose serious...read more >>

Sugarcreek manufacturer cited for serious safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Apr 19, 2013 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Manufacturers in Ohio know that if they do not promote a safe working environment they may be cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA. OSHA actively investigates all employers, and it...read more >>

“Thank you sir…may have some safety gear?”

by Kara Dolan-West | Sep 14, 2012 | General Information

VSSR rules are a subset of workers’ compensation administrative code that covers particular employees, in particular industries, in particular circumstances. These rules are intended to promote the health and safety of these employees. Where an employer...read more >>

Ohio transportation company cited for safety violations

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jun 25, 2012 | Workplace Accidents and Injuries

There are many ways that employers cut corners that can impact the safety of the workplace. Unfortunately, employers sometimes place their workers at a greater risk of sustaining workplace injuries   in order to protect their bottom line....read more >>