Can Workers’ Comp Cause Me to Lose My Social Security Benefits?
In many cases, workers who suffer a debilitating injury on the job are eligible to recover both Social Security benefits and workers’ compensation. However, when you receive Social Security disability and workers’ comp, it can result in a reduction of the amount of Social Security you receive. How Can Workers’ Comp Reduce My Social Security […]
How Do I Appeal a Denied Social Security Disability Claim?
If you were denied Social Security disability, do not lose hope just yet. SSDI claims are one of the most commonly denied Social Security benefits. They are also some of the most commonly appealed, and nearly half of those appealed come back approved. How Do I Appeal a Denied SSDI Claim? The people at the […]
Recently, President Barack Obama signed into law a budget deal that extends Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) funding, ending concerns that the program would run out of money by late 2016. Had Congress not reached the bipartisan budget deal, it could have led to a cut in SSDI benefits for recipients. The deal will allow […]
Occupational lung diseases can become permanent and disabling, including diseases like asthma. According to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 15 percent of asthma cases among the employed are work-related. To collect data, the CDC surveyed workers from 22 states. In the 22 states surveyed, 205,755 adults participated in […]
New OSHA Rules to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is looking to improve the tracking of on-the-job injuries through a proposed rule. The rule proposal, according to an OSHA regional news release, follows the annual release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report, which revealed that an estimated three million employees suffered workplace […]
OSHA Cites Milford, Ohio Facility for Repeat Violations
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined Mane Inc. $55,000 for six safety and health violations. The violations were found during a September follow-up inspection, according to an OSHA regional news release. Amongst the six penalties were five serious violations and one repeat offense. The five serious citations all […]
Sandusky, Ohio Facility Cited for Failing to Remove Asbestos
Kyklos Bearings International has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for 13 safety violations. According to an OSHA regional news release, while no injuries have been reported as a result of the violations, OSHA has proposed $65,000 in fines for the penalties. All 13 of the violations […]
OSHA Cites Ohio Pallet Manufacturer for 20 Safety Violations
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed $64,400 in penalties for a Sugarcreek, Ohio manufacturer. The penalties come as a result of 20 safety violations OSHA found at Scenic Wood Products, a Sugarcreek-based pallet manufacturing facility, according to an OSHA regional news release. OSHA unearthed the violations during a […]
OSHA Hits Salem, Ohio Company with $45,000 in Fines
After the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found nine violations, Quaker City Castings Inc. is facing $45,000 in fines. All nine of the violations OSHA uncovered are serious offenses and stem from a July complaint inspection of Quaker City’s Salem, Ohio iron and steel foundry, according to an OSHA regional news […]
Norton, Ohio Manufacturer Faces $136,400 in OSHA Penalties
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Frost Tile and Marble Co. for 10 health and safety violations. According to an OSHA regional news release, the 10 penalties carry $136,400 in fines. Eight of the citations came as a result of Frost Tile and Marble Co. failing to correct eight […]
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