Safety and OSHA News

Fell asleep at wheel, crashed in company vehicle: Will he get workers’ comp?

An employee fell asleep at the wheel of a company vehicle on his way home from work. Was there enough connection between his trip and his work duties to get workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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Injury came from bending and twisting on the job: Why was he denied workers’ comp?

There’s no doubt that this employee was injured while working. Despite that, a court found the injury didn’t arise from an actual risk of employment. Here’s why:  [Read more…]

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Worker can’t remember fall: Will he get comp for serious head injury?

A co-worker found this employee bleeding from the head and incoherent. The injured employee can’t remember how he got the head wound. Will workers’ comp pay for the injury?  [Read more…]

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The workers’ comp case of the partially chewed quesadilla

Imagine this: You provide food for employees and one chokes. Can he get workers’ comp? [Read more…]

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