Recent Posts in OSHA Violations

  • 7-May-2015

    Workers' Compensation & Whistleblower Claims

    Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, workers have the right to a safe workplace. If a worker is worried that their working conditions are unusually dangerous, they have the right to file a confidential complaint with OSHA so their ...
  • 3-Mar-2015

    Manhattan Retailer Cited for Serious Violations of Workplace Safety Standards

    Last fall, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration conducted an inspection at a Duane Reade store located on 6th Avenue in Manhattan. The inspection found that the store's employees would not have been ...
  • 9-Jun-2014

    Worker Suffers Acid Burns at Industrial Workplace

    A worker at an industrial estate is pressing charges against a colleague after he suffered severe burns from a plastic bottle that was filled with highly dangerous sulphuric acid. According to reports, the victim with the initials M.M. has undergone ...
  • 27-Jan-2014

    OSHA Seeks to Reduce Work-Related Hospital Injuries

    According to OSHA, there are about 250,000 work-related injuries and illnesses that take place in hospitals every year. These accidents often occur when hospital personnel are lifting patients, handling difficult and combative patients, or fall ill ...
  • 13-Aug-2013

    Chainsaw Safety for Workers

    Many individuals in the construction, carpentry, or lumber industries have to use high-powered chain saws on a daily basis. These efficient machines can be extremely dangerous, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is concerned about ...
  • 18-Jun-2013

    Emergency Exit Routes in Workplaces

    If you work in a high rise building or in an office, then your building must be equipped with emergency exits which can be easily accessed in the event of a fire, explosion, natural disaster, or hazardous material situation. If your building has been ...
  • 2-Apr-2013

    Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Targeted for Asbestos Exposure

    More than 100 plaintiffs have suffered the adverse effects of asbestos exposure, and are now banding together in a class action lawsuit in order to seek compensation for their pain and medical bills. According to Asbestos.com, the 100 plaintiffs are ...
  • 6-Feb-2013

    Roofing Contractor Faces Expensive Fines for Negligence

    Construction workers and roofing installation workers are among some of the most at-risk employees in the United States. Often these workers are faced with dangerous situations and they need to take precautions in order to avoid injuries and ...
  • 7-Apr-2012

    Tragedy Strikes during Workplace Accident

    Tragedy struck in Fort Mill last week when a man lost his life on the job. As with any workplace accident, the incident is being investigated by multiple parties. The victim, 59-year-old R.B., was working when he was struck by a forklift. Although he ...