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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.

Industrial accident kills man at meat plant

Almost every job can pose a threat to employees if due diligence is not exercised by both worker and employer. Unfortunately, some occupations are inherently more dangerous, and there are many workers who are exposed to hazards such as a serious industrial accident, not all of which can be prevented. When these types of work-related accidents befall Missouri residents, those affected may have recourse to vital benefits and professionals who can assist them in obtaining them.

Industrial accident claims life of mechanic

While almost every job can include duties or conditions that may lead to work-related accidents or illnesses, there are certain fields that come with a higher risk to personnel safety. One of these employment fields encompasses factories and heavy duty equipment facilities, which often include the danger of a serious industrial accident. There are many such industries in Missouri, and there are likely countless workers who have suffered injuries in the normal course of carrying out their duties.

Officials investigating death of man killed in work accident

Construction work is both rewarding and dangerous for those who enter this field. In spite of safety precautions that employees may take, a deadly work accident can claim lives and leave others seriously injured. There are many Missouri residents who have either suffered injuries on the job or are aware of someone who has been injured.

OSHA fines company over repeat improper scaffolding, violations

Construction workers face many hazards due to the nature of the job and the tools required to complete their projects. Therefore, inspectors with OSHA often spend significant time and resources conducting safety inspections of these sites -- especially whenever there is an incident that results in a worker suffering serious injuries. Missouri companies are required to ensure that their employees are not at risk due to improperly prepared work sites.

Bipartisan efforts to secure funding for OSHA program

Many workplaces in Missouri and throughout the country pose a danger to the health and safety of workers. The vast majority of companies are subjected to regular inspections conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA. One little-known program offered by the federal agency is in danger of being discontinued due to a lack of funding.

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