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Tragic accident on the job kills inmate on work release

Having a trade or a profession that one excels at can often make the difference when one is working to make a positive change in life. Sadly, when one works in the construction field, the possibility of a serious accident on the job can have tragic consequences. There are many Missouri families who have been forever changed when these accidents have taken the life of a loved one.

Company with 2 trench collapse deaths in 6 months still operating

Excavation work of any kind is a dangerous undertaking, especially when hazardous conditions exist. For this reason, OSHA mandates that workers are protected by proper support structures and safety equipment in case of a deadly trench collapse. If a Missouri employee suffers a serious injury due to an employer's negligence, he or she may have a case for filing a workers' compensation claim.

Man dies after tragic work accident involving a forklift

Longevity at a company does not always mean that an employee is not vulnerable to suffering an injury. Sadly, even the most experienced worker can become a victim of a serious work accident. When Missouri residents suffer an injury -- or die -- as a result of a serious work-related accident, then they or their surviving family (in the event of a fatal accident) may be entitled to receive benefits from the workers' compensation program.

Woman suffers amputation traumatic injury in industrial accident

Working in a factory can be a rewarding, albeit, dangerous occupation. The manufacturing of equipment often requires heavy machinery that demands close attention to detail as well as safeguards in order to prevent the risk of workers suffering serious injuries in an industrial accident. Unfortunately, even the most diligent Missouri employee can become a victim of a traumatic incident.

Fiber company issued citations after months-long investigation

In most situations, whenever an employee suffers a serious injury, officials with OSHA will be contacted as per government regulations. If an investigation points to errors on the part of an employer which lead to the incident, then the company will likely face citations and possible fines. Missouri workers who have been injured on the job do have recourse for seeking a remedy for their monetary losses.

Employee dies in work accident after falling into shaft

There are many hazards that can befall workers while carrying out their regular assignments. Though the majority of employers are diligent about ensuring that the risks of a work accident are minimized, not every accident can be prevented. Even the most diligent Missouri employees can suffer a serious accident that results in injury or death.

Man killed; 1 injured by glass panel in work accident

When one hears of an accident at a construction site, it may prompt images of a fall or machinery malfunction. Unfortunately, there are many hazards on the site of a construction job -- many of which could be prevented. When a Missouri resident is injured in a work accident, the consequences may include physical injury along with significant financial difficulties.

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.

Industrial accident claims life of employee

Those who work in the manufacturing industry often face hazardous conditions on the job that require them to take certain precautions. Unfortunately, not every industrial accident can be foreseen and prevented. There are many Missouri workers who have suffered serious injuries while on the job through the regular performance of their duties.

Man seriously injured after work accident at Missouri plant

The Continental Casting plant in Palmyra, Missouri, has been in operation since 1974 and makes die casts in several different materials for use in the automotive, electronics, aerospace and various other industries. Industrial work environments have many hazards that can lead to a serious work accident. Recently, a medical helicopter transported one worker after a serious incident at the facility.

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