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Company cited for serious violations; fined after OSHA review

Those who work around chemicals as part of their profession require careful training in proper use and disposal of such materials. In the event that there is a serious mishap, the consequences can prove to be dangerous for Missouri employees and other individuals. When an accident occurs at a workplace, OSHA will likely conduct a thorough review of the causes.

Scaffolding fall results in deaths of 2 construction workers

No matter the project, construction work comes with an inherent set of hazards that can cause a serious injury or death. Building projects that include several stories may be even more dangerous for workers due to the heights that are involved. Sadly, there may be several Missouri residents who have suffered the often tragic outcome that accompanies a scaffolding fall.

An injury and illness prevention plan increases workplace safety

According to statistics from 2015, the Bureau of Labor calculated that approximately 4,836 workers were killed on the job that year. On top of that figure, an estimated 2,905,900 employees suffered reportable injuries. While Missouri is not one of the states that currently mandate having a workplace safety plan in effect, it does encourage employers to develop these often critical plans.

Woman dies from construction accident injuries

Even though many people may associate construction work as being performed mainly by men, there are countless women who also work in this field. Regardless of the type of construction, there is always the ever-present danger of a serious construction accident befalling any Missouri resident in spite of one's skills or experience. One recent accident resulted in the death of a female contractor.

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