An employee says his employer could have taken steps to prevent his injury, therefore he deserves additional workers’ comp benefits. How did a court rule?
A judge has ordered a construction company to pay a total of $250,000 in penalties in connection with an employee’s fatal fall.
A construction company has pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter for causing the death of a construction worker.
A bridge inspector died when he was pinned between an aerial lift and an overpass beam. His employer contested death benefits for his widow, arguing he violated a work rule. How did a court decide this case?
Which OSHA regulations do inspectors cite most often?
A serious OSHA violation can earn a fine of up to $12,675. When the number of citations OSHA issues to a single company reaches well into double digits, the employer can expect a huge fine.
Oregon OSHA says workers for this construction company were exposed to hazards that could cause death or serious injury as they worked to restore the Ross Island Bridge in Portland.
You’d think after an employee died in a trench collapse a company would follow good practices during excavation projects. That wasn’t the case with this company.
Imagine this: You’re working in an unprotected trench when, not only does it collapse but a nearby fire hydrant instantly floods the excavation with water. Two men met their deaths in Boston that way, and now their employer faces a seven-figure fine.