Safety and OSHA News

Was worker’s meningitis death caused by exposure to bird droppings?

The family of a groundskeeper sought death benefits under workers’ comp following his death from meningitis, which they say came from exposure to bird droppings at work. Did the family receive benefits?  [Read more…]

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Plumber crushed by car, killed: $43K OSHA fine

A Philadelphia plumbing contractor is out $43K after a worker was crushed and killed by a passing car while repairing an underground leak. OSHA says a proper work zone could’ve prevented the death.  [Read more…]

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Employee falls on co-worker; 1 dead, 1 injured

From our Bizarre Accidents File: When it comes to injuries involving falls from heights, your first thought probably goes to the person who fell. This story shows others are in danger from falls as well. [Read more…]

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Safety procedure wasn’t in writing: One dead, 22 injured, OSHA issues fine

Here’s a reminder about why it pays to document safety procedures. [Read more…]

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