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Meat industry workers suffer job injuries from repetitive motions

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Sitting down to a supper of chicken or beef might not cause many people in Illinois to wonder about the conditions in which the animal was killed. Continue reading “Meat industry workers suffer job injuries from repetitive motions”

Industrial accidents at Goodyear facility lead to multiple deaths

Drivers in Illinois might be familiar with Goodyear as a manufacturer of vehicle tires, but they may not be aware of its reputation for dangerous workplaces. Continue reading “Industrial accidents at Goodyear facility lead to multiple deaths”

Ride operator injured on the job at local fair

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

What was intended to be a fun event for an Illinois community turned tragic recently. A carnival worker was injured on the job a piece of equipment from a fair ride fell on him, causing serious injuries. Continue reading “Ride operator injured on the job at local fair”

Maintenance worker injured on the job after serious fall

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

Maintenance crews are responsible for a wide variety of tasks that often put them in varying degrees of danger. Even the most adept maintenance workers in Illinois can suffer serious injuries when employers violate important safety protocols. Continue reading “Maintenance worker injured on the job after serious fall”

OSHA likely prevented serious accidents on the job

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is usually known for intervening after workers have already been injured, but the agency also takes tremendous steps to get involved before such injuries can occur. Fines issued by OSHA are often done in an attempt to prevent accidents on the job from ever occurring. Continue reading “OSHA likely prevented serious accidents on the job”

Illinois contract worker injured on the job

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

An accident at an electrical work site cut off power to over 2,000 Illinois customers, but the hour individuals spent without electricity pales in comparison to what happened to one worker. The worker who was injured on the job suffered a terrifying fall from an elevated piece of machinery. Continue reading “Illinois contract worker injured on the job”

OSHA’s new requirement logs over 10,000 job injuries in 2015

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, March 24, 2016.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration plays an integral role in protecting employees while they are at work. While most people in Illinois hear of OSHA only after someone has already been injured on the job, the federal agency plays an active role in preventing these types of accidents from ever occurring. Continue reading “OSHA’s new requirement logs over 10,000 job injuries in 2015”

Job injuries strikingly high at Tyson meat-processing plants

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, March 3, 2016.

Tyson is one of the most popular chicken and beef suppliers in Illinois and across the country. Meat is a common staple of most dinner plates, but the process that gets it there might not be that safe. Job injuries at Tyson processing plants are alarmingly common.

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IDOT employee injured on the job by reckless driver

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, February 18, 2016.

The Illinois Department of Transportation — IDOT — provides important services in the wake of a crash, including traffic control in order to prevent further accidents. Unfortunately, an IDOT employee was doing just that when he was injured on the job. Continue reading “IDOT employee injured on the job by reckless driver”

OSHA cites Fukuvi USA for worker injured on the job

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

An industrial accident prompted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to cite Fukuvi USA Inc. for serious violations of safety protocol. One worker outside of Illinois was injured on the job due to the alleged violation. Continue reading “OSHA cites Fukuvi USA for worker injured on the job”

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