Stupid: Performing stunts on a forklift. Really stupid: Recording the stunts and posting them on the Web. [Read more…] about Company fires worker who posted video of forklift stunts on Web
From our Bizarre Accidents file: A man operating a crane was killed instantly when he was struck in the head by a flying bolt. [Read more…] about Crane operator killed by flying bolt
Want to help keep workers healthy this flu season? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends three steps to stay healthy. [Read more…] about Tips to help workers avoid the flu
Just how cynical are some employees about workplace safety? [Read more…] about Do workers worry about safety or that they’ll get caught breaking rules?
Nine months after a horrible workplace accident burned 70% of his body, Jeff Culp is still getting skin grafts. But safety gear prevented even more serious damage. [Read more…] about Powerful lesson: Worker burned everywhere his safety gear wasn’t
A judge in Ireland has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who got his hand caught in a workplace machine. The court said the worker was “the author of his own misfortune.” [Read more…] about Distracted worker cuts off chunk of his hand in machine
A new report shows workers’ comp reform laws in two states have brought down premiums significantly. [Read more…] about Which states have highest workers’ comp rates?
Dressing properly for workplace safety includes more than wearing the right protective gear. Employees also have to know what they shouldn’t wear, such as loose-fitting clothing. [Read more…] about Woman’s arm pulled into moving gears, permanently disfigured
An employee was injured on the job and received workers’ comp. However, his employer appealed the decision because urine tests showed he’d been using an illegal drug before the incident. [Read more…] about Injured worker used pot, but was he high?
Some facilities across the nation have added dogs to their safety arsenals. [Read more…] about Safety goes to the dogs: Canines shoo nuisance birds