Safety and OSHA News

Struck while on work-provided ATV, but he might’ve had a beer: Workers’ comp?

A farm worker was riding his employer’s all-terrain vehicle (ATV) after grabbing a beer at his residence and returning to the work site. He was struck by another vehicle and seriously injured. Did a court award him workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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Punkin Chunkin volunteer injured, sues for negligence

Safety pros: Ever feel like performing your work duties (preventing injuries) while volunteering for a nonprofit/charity? It’s an unfortunate truth: People are injured while volunteering, too. Well, a group in Delaware that raises money for charities via its annual Punkin Chunkin contest is being sued by an injured volunteer for negligence. [Read more…]

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