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Workplace Accidents

Fall Protection: The Safety Standard Most Cited by OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal entity responsible for setting and enforcing protective standards for health and safety in the workplace, including fall protection – a set of standards and safety guidelines designed to prevent falls and fall injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of all investigations performed annually, […]

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Workplace Accidents

What You Need to Know About Workplace Burn Injuries

Depending on your occupation, you may be at a greater risk for severe burn injuries than others. A report published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) revealed around 5,000 American workers suffer burn injuries each year according to reports filed with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Additionally, the American Burn Association […]

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Workplace Accidents

Causes of Strokes On the Job

Workplace injuries are unfortunately a fairly common occurrence. According to the National Safety Council, in the United States a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds, which amounts to 540 injuries per hour. These injuries resulted in 99 million days of lost productivity annually. Strokes, in particular, pose an incredible threat to our […]