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Family may need death benefits after fatal workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Friday, April 24, 2015.

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”

Company cited for workplace accident that claimed 2 lives

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Readers of this blog in Illinois who stay current on issues concerning workplace safety may be interested to read about the fines that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently levied against a company in another state. Continue reading “Company cited for workplace accident that claimed 2 lives”

Father filed lawsuit after son was killed in workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Friday, April 11, 2014.

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”

Communication industry warned about accidents on the job

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Telecommunications workers in Illinois may be interested to read of a workplace accident in another state and the response of officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Continue reading “Communication industry warned about accidents on the job”

OSHA investigating workplace accident at Illinois snowboard park

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

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.

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OSHA investigating fatal Illinois workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, February 27, 2014.

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”

Workplace accident at steel mill leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

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”

Accidents on the job could become public information

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

In lieu of a denied increase in OSHA violation fines, the regulatory entity is now seeking to change the way accidents on the job are reported and who can have access to the information. Continue reading “Accidents on the job could become public information”

Illinois plant fined after workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Friday, November 8, 2013.

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”

Sever workplace accident denies company’s model status

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

It seems that OSHA has finally realized that there is no such thing as a ‘model workplace’. In the past, companies in Illinois or elsewhere could participate in a federal program that exempted certain designated model workplaces from safety inspections even in the paradoxical event of the company Continue reading “Sever workplace accident denies company’s model status”

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