Safety and OSHA News

Could employee who responded to co-worker’s fatal injury sue employer for PTSD?

A manager sued his employer alleging that, while helping a severely injured employee, he was exposed to serious injury risk himself and as a result developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). How did a court rule?  [Read more…]

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OSHA orders company to pay $300K to whistleblower

A company must pay $300,000 to an employee that OSHA says was terminated after reporting a work-related injury. [Read more…]

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Was firing for reporting injury? Company must pay $213K

A railroad employee was injured at work, reported it and filled out required paperwork. Weeks later he was fired. [Read more…]

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