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Forklift accident causes fall that kills 21-year-old worker

Construction company owners nationwide, including in Missouri, have a tremendous responsibility to protect employees against injuries or illness. Construction sites have multiple known safety hazards, two of which are falls and forklifts. Considering the dangers posed by forklifts, it is unfathomable that employers can allow operators of these machines to elevate workers to higher levels. An employee of a construction worker who lost his life in a recent forklift accident in another state must now answer to federal safety agents.

Industrial accident claims life of 63-year-old manager

Workers in Missouri factories typically face safety hazards related to equipment, and strict compliance with federal safety regulations are required to prevent workplace injuries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation into a fatal industrial accident in a neighboring state. The agency will determine whether this man's death was the result of a safety violation.

Workplace illness: Heat exposure kills Missouri roof worker

Every summer, workers in a variety of industries in Missouri and other states suffer the consequences of working in extreme heat. Heat exposure can cause a workplace illness that can lead to death. A federal safety agency recently reported the outcome of an investigation into the August death of a roof worker.

Business owner dies in work accident when crane rolls over

Even those who have experience in the operation of equipment such as cranes can be victims to the hazards posed by these dangerous machines. Only qualified operators of cranes and other construction vehicles in Missouri and elsewhere must work on them, even if the operator is the owner of the machine. A tragic work accident recently caused the death of a 55-year-old crane operator in another state.

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