Safety and OSHA News

Were injuries caused at work or home? Employee applies for workers’ comp

Within the course of one week, an employee suffered an incident involving her leg at home and then another incident involving her leg at work. She applied for workers’ comp, claiming the injuries were caused by the work incident. Her employer denied her comp claim on the grounds that the first incident at home caused her injuries.

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OSHA sues Whole Foods for firing worker who reported sewage leak

OSHA is suing Whole Foods Market Group to reinstate a fired employee with full back wages and benefits. The employee had expressed concerns to a supervisor about a sewage leak in the store. Three days later, the employee was fired. [Read more…]

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