Acme Industries — a manufacturer of equipment for a wide array of industries — says that it will investigate exactly how a serious accident led to the death of one of its workers. The workplace accident occurred at an Illinois facility, prompting an OSHA investigation. Continue reading “Family may need death benefits after fatal workplace accident”
Amusement parks may seem like all fun and games for Illinois attendees, but at least one worker was injured during a test run of a new roller coaster at an out-of-state park. This workplace accident apparently involved the worker actually being struck by the roller coaster car. Continue reading “Man sent to hospital for workplace accident with roller coaster”
Factory work is what made this country strong over the years. Even though there has been a move away from some manufacturing jobs, many still make a living for their families in this industry. Continue reading “Illinois man dies after an accident at work”
Workers from Illinois and other states go to work in the oil fields, and most of them understand the dangers posed by the working conditions. However, it is the responsibility of the employer and the property owner to provide safe working conditions that would minimize the event of a workplace accident. Continue reading “Father filed lawsuit after son was killed in workplace accident”
People give items to thrift stores for a variety of reasons. Some want the tax write off. Some want to help others and clean their closets at the same time. It’s safe to assume a fatal workplace accident is not the goal of the typical donation, but that’s what happened recently at an Illinois thrift shop.
Investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are looking into an incident that happened at a snowboard park in Illinois. The workplace accident took place at the top of a conveyor lift near the ski area. It resulted in a serious injury to one of the park employees.
Most people know that dealing with live electrical wires can be dangerous, so they attempt to avoid them whenever possible. For the person whose job it is to make repairs and perform maintenance, that is probably not an option. Continue reading “OSHA investigating fatal Illinois workplace accident”
People in Illinois who work at industrial sites face dangerous circumstances on a regular basis. Whether it involves large, complicated machinery, hazardous conditions or extreme inclement weather, the list of possible workplace hazards is great. Continue reading “Illinois man dies in workplace accident at industrial site”
Iron workers across Illinois know that some aspects of their job can be dangerous. When incidents occur that cause an injury or fatality, investigators usually try to determine the cause in order to prevent such accidents from happening in the future. Continue reading “Workplace accident at steel mill leaves 1 dead, 2 injured”
A facility that produces metal sheeting came under fire from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration following an explosion at the plant, according to local sources. The Illinois-based Northstar Metal Products has been fined after the workplace accident hospitalized at least two employees. Continue reading “Illinois plant fined after workplace accident”