Even when proper safety protocols are otherwise respected, unforeseen events can still pose a serious threat to Illinois employees. There was at least one injured employee when a pickup collided with an out-of-state Waffle House recently. Continue reading “Accident at Waffle House results in at least 1 injured employee”
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, August 29, 2013.of
Census figures show about 4,383 workers died from workplace injuries in 2012, and there were about 4,693 in 2011. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) findings, the country’s most dangerous occupations can be identified. For Illinois and nationwide, the highest incidence of workplace injury resulting in death is in the logging profession, Continue reading “Deaths from a workplace injury exceed 4,000 per year nationwide”
A 55-year-old Illinois construction worker went to work a few weeks ago likely thinking that it was just any other Friday. As evening was setting in, the construction worker was making some modifications to the roof of a building in Albany Park in Chicago, when the worst happened. Continue reading “Illinois worker dies after fall from roof in workplace accident”
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.of
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created in 1970 largely thanks to the efforts of union workers looking to curb the high workplace fatality rates across various fields.
However, many have long argued that the federal safety regulator does not go far enough. While workplace deaths Continue reading “Food for thought: 1 farm worker dies on the job every day”