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Workplace Safety

The Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents in Texas

Everyone is aware that construction business is one of the most dangerous in the United States, and certainly that is the case here in Texas. Workplace Accidents of all types happen almost every day, with outcomes ranging from a small cut on a finger to paralysis that lasts a lifetime. Here, we’ll take a look…

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Workplace Safety

[Study]: Great Concern Over Workplace Safety in Texas

According to the most recent statistics, Texas has led the nation in workplace deaths every year between 2009 and 2017. That means a Texas worker was dying every 16 hours by 2017. The workplace death toll was higher than the number of murders in Dallas, Fort Worth, Huston and Austin combined. Texas has the highest…

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Workplace Safety

TxDOT Wants To Keep Everyone Safe in Road Work Zones

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and other agencies are taking concrete steps to address the issue of safety in road construction areas throughout the state, in a bid to protect both drivers and construction workers in work zones. Last month, TxDOT decided to address issues of safety in a road construction zone on Interstate…

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Vehicle Safety, Workplace Safety

[Report]: Texas Leads The Nation in Trench Collapse Fatalities

According to a Recent report from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the state of Texas is the nation’s leader when it comes to workplace fatalities caused by trench collapses. Last year, there were three such fatalities, including one infamous incident that happened here in San Antonio last March. On March 9 of last…

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Workplace Safety

Goodyear admitted to violating workplace safety laws and regulations more than 100 times

A recent investigation and report is questioning the commitment of multi-national tire maker Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to safety. Unfortunately, their concerns run to both the customers who buy their tires as well as the people who make their various products. Over the course of six months, researchers looked at hundreds of state and…

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Product Liability, Workplace Safety

What To Do If You’re Injured on the Job in Texas?

A great many Texas workers put in long hours on the job every day, often in some of the most dangerous professions anywhere, including work at oil and gas drilling and refining sites, construction and many other professions. In some cases, workers are injured on the job because of repetitive or difficult movements, but more…

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Workplace Safety

Pearland Worker Fatality

Trench Collapse at Construction Site Leads to Pearland Worker Fatality Regardless of the work they do, every worker at every workplace or job site in Texas or anywhere else in the country is entitled to the safest possible workplace, and they are entitled to as much protection from injury and illness as possible. Unfortunately, around Texas,…

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Workplace Safety

OSHA Whistleblower Protection

Ex-employee Gets $225,000 in OSHA Whistleblower Protection Case All employers, in Texas and elsewhere are required to keep all workplaces as safe and healthy as possible for the people who work there. When an employee finds a hazard on the job, they should bring it to the attention of the employer or at least an immediate…

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Workplace Safety

Riding Mower Safety

OSHA Looking Into Riding Mower Safety in Spate of Tragic Incidents Just within the last few weeks, at least three workers with landscape companies in Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas have been killed on the job when the riding mowers or tractors overturned into a stream bed or other source of water. This sudden spate of fatalities…

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Workplace Safety