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Work accident after worker fails to understand English training

Company owners in Missouri have a duty to provide their workers with sufficient training to enable them to complete the tasks they are expected to do. In addition, workers should receive training in the safe operation of any equipment they will be required to operate. Employers who disregard the strict safety regulations that are prescribed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) may be held responsible if a work accident occurs.

Kellogg's worker dies after ladder-fall injuries in work accident

Missouri workers may know that ladder-falls make up a large percentage of injuries and fatalities in workplace accidents. Business owners are responsible for the safety of all their workers and are required to abide by the safety regulations that are prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in an attempt to avoid a work accident. In addition to providing safe working environments and proper protective clothing, employers have to provide adequate safety training and ensure that workers are aware of the potential hazards associated with every task.

Bridge construction accident claims lives of 2 workers

Missouri construction workers and their families are likely concerned about the potential dangers associated with their chosen occupation. Considering that statistics show that there were 4,628 work-related fatalities in the United States in 2012, their concern would be justified. Although employers are responsible for the welfare of their workers, the high number of incidents seems to indicate a disregard of the strict safety regulations that are prescribed by OSHA to prevent a construction accident.

Court awards victim of work accident with handicap accessible van

When Missouri workers whose jobs involve heavy motorized equipment are involved in workplace accidents, the resulting injuries can be severe and life-changing. Such accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, and if proper safety regulations are not observed at all times, it can result in death or injuries that may lead to disabilities. Business owners are responsible for the safety of all their workers and are required to abide by the strict safety regulations as prescribed by OSHA to avoid a work accident.

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