Safety and OSHA News

Temp worker injured, gets workers’ comp; can he sue, too?

When a temporary worker is injured, can he get workers’ comp from the agency and still sue the employer?  [Read more…]

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Tootsie Roll temp loses part of finger: $55K in OSHA fines

A temporary worker for a subsidiary of Tootsie Roll Industries lost part of his left index finger while operating a candy-wrapping machine. Tootsie Roll and the staffing agency face OSHA fines.  [Read more…]

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Is company on the hook for temp worker’s injuries?

From a financial point of view, one benefit to companies of using temps is that the employment agency’s workers’ comp insurance covers the workers. But does this eliminate a liability for businesses, or just create a new one?  [Read more…]

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