Safety and OSHA News

Injured while dislodging jammed machine: Lawsuit or workers’ comp?

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A worker says his supervisor told him to unclog a machine while it was still running. The employee was injured, and now he wants to sue the employer instead of going through the workers’ comp system. Did a court allow him to sue? [Read more…]

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Worker killed due to removed safety device; now manager going to prison

Tell supervisors to think twice before removing a manufacturer’s safety device on a machine, even if workers ask that it be done. [Read more…]

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Employer removed safety device: Could worker sue for his injuries?

A worker was seriously burned when he was sprayed with hot glycerin. Could the worker sue the company by showing it knew an injury was substantially certain to occur because a safety device was removed from a machine? [Read more…]

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