Lifting wheelchairs, removing sheets from beds, helping patients into a seat: These are all things nursing home aides do on a regular basis. These activities are also what make it dangerous to work at a nursing home. Did you know that more workplace injuries happen at nursing homes than at any other private industry in […]
It is the job of employers to provide their workers with safe work environments where preventable workplace injuries do not happen. However, many employers fail to take the proper precautions to protect their employees from preventable workplace accidents, leading to workers suffering catastrophic injuries and even losing their lives. Preventing Common On-the-Job Injuries A few […]
What If My Co-Worker’s Drug Use Leads to Me Suffering an On-the-Job Injury?
In early August, Builder, a home-building industry information and news magazine, published an article about how companies are dealing with employee drug use. The article focused on the role employer drug testing policies play in ensuring that their employees do not suffer workplace injury due to a co-worker’s drug use. Could My Employer’s Drug Testing […]
Why Did OSHA Fine This Bearing Manufacturer $70,000?
Last month, a 42-year-old worker at The Timken Company, which is a bearing and power transmission manufacturing company, sustained an injury while trying to troubleshoot an equipment malfunction. According to an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the worker reached for a part on a conveyer belt right as an unguarded moving […]
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