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Fall-related injuries especially prevalent among Missouri construction workers

As Missouri workers' compensation lawyers, we know that private construction workers can be particularly vulnerable to on-the-job injuries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health ...
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Missouri employees are entitled to safe workplace conditions

As workers' compensation lawyers, we know that Missouri employees sometimes suffer injuries because their employers have failed to provide a safe working environment. Under the Occupational Safety and ...
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OSHA cites Missouri company for serious safety violations following fatal workplace accident

Businesses have a legal obligation to provide a safe working environment for their employees. When workplace conditions cause workers to suffer serious injuries while in the course of their duties, ...
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Missouri temporary workers are entitled to safety and health protection from employers

A temporary worker is an employee who is hired to fill a specific position for a limited amount of time. Also known as "temps," "contract workers," and "seasonal employees," temporary workers are ...
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OSHA Programs aim to reduce work injuries in Missouri and elsewhere

In 2010, over three million American workers were injured and 4,690 were killed on the job, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As workers' compensation lawyers, we know these incidents can be ...
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OSHA officials: Illinois company cited for 5 safety violations connected to asbestos

This week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Illinois company for five safety violations connected to asbestos. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Johnson ...
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Black lung diagnoses skyrocket in recent years, research shows

The number of coal workers who suffer from black lung disease is on the rise, with diagnoses doubling in the last decade, according to a joint investigation conducted by NPR and the Center for Public ...
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Safety Violations & Workplace Deaths: OSHA Investigation Process Questioned

In 2009 alone, 4,551 American employees were killed on the job - which means more Americans died in the workplace during a single year than have died during the entire war in Iraq, according to a ...
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Kansas City Based Bartlett Grain Facing Multiple Citations for Workplace Safety Violations

On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announced that Bartlett Grain Company, based in Kansas City, Missouri, is now charged with several workplace violations, which led to unsafe working ...
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