Safety and OSHA News

Disability accommodation: Did company do enough to find special steel-toe boots?

A job requires steel-toe boots for safety. An injured worker can’t wear traditional steel-toe boots. What is a company supposed to do?  [Read more…]

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Did injury leave worker without use of his hands?

An electric shock caused this worker to lose one finger and part of a thumb, and also caused nerve damage. For workers’ comp purposes, did this amount to loss of use of both of his hands?  [Read more…]

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Construction company fined $470K by OSHA for electric shock hazards

OSHA has leveled almost a half-million dollars in fines to a Philadelphia-area construction company for exposing workers to shock and fall hazards. Two company workers were shocked on the job in 2011 and 2013.  [Read more…]

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