Safety and OSHA News

Restaurant manager shot, seriously wounded; did he receive workers’ comp benefits?

It may seem like a cut-and-dried case that a restaurant manager who is shot and wounded by a robber will receive workers’ comp benefits. But where this shooting took place left this case open to question.  [Read more…]

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She was shot to death at work: Will her husband get comp benefits?

When is a victim’s spouse eligible for workers’ comp benefits following a death due to workplace violence? This active shooter case spells out what the law says in one state.  [Read more…]

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3 dead, 6 injured in shooting during safety meeting

Did suspension over a safety incident spark a shooting rampage in Cupertino, CA, that left three people dead and six others injured? [Read more…]

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Does bad economy create more workplace violence?

Reports say the shooter who killed three others and himself at ABB Group in St. Louis was a retiree who was part of a lawsuit against the company, and he apparently had a gripe against his former employer. [Read more…]

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