Safety and OSHA News

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

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

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Wal-Mart enters corporate-wide settlement with OSHA, pays $190K fine

Wal-Mart has agreed to improve employee safety conditions at all 2,857 of its retail and Sam’s Club stores that are under federal jurisdiction. The settlement is in connection with inspections conducted two years ago. [Read more…]

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Employee crushed to death in garbage compactor

Cal/OSHA is investigating how a grocery store employee was crushed to death in a garbage compactor. [Read more…]

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Family files lawsuit in worker’s trash compactor death

Did a maintenance worker willfully enter a trash compactor, or did he fall in? That’s one question involved with a lawsuit filed by the worker’s children, alleging wrongful death. [Read more…]

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Employee crushed to death in trash compactor

Here’s a question for employees: If an item falls into a large trash compactor by mistake, is it worth risking your life to try to retrieve the item? [Read more…]

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