Safety and OSHA News

Did injury from slip-and-fall in employee parking lot qualify for workers’ comp?

It’s an all-too-common situation: An employee slips and falls in an employee parking lot. His injury keeps him out of work for a few months. Did he qualify for workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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OSHA: Worker was demoted for blowing whistle on safety

OSHA says there’s reason to believe an airport maintenance manager was demoted because he spoke to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) about safety deficiencies at the facility.  [Read more…]

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Did slip-and-fall or previous injury cause worker’s disability?

Many of us in the U.S. will be glad to see winter go away and take with it snow and ice – seasonal causes of slips and falls. In this case, a trucker slipped on ice and hurt his back. Was his inability to work due to that or a previous injury? [Read more…]

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