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June 2017 Archives

4 often-ignored permanent disability hazards in factories

Industrial facilities in Ohio pose many safety hazards -- some of which are less obvious than others. The truth is that these often unrecognized dangers can lead to workplace accidents that could cause permanent disability. At this time of the year, dehydration is likely the most significant of these overlooked risks. Workers who are exposed to high temperatures in factories or warehouses can dehydrate, which can cause heat stroke or cardiac problems. Frequent water breaks and a supply of fresh, cool water is essential.

OSHA cites Ohio company for amputation injuries

For any worker, the knowledge that a workplace injury that caused a catastrophic injury could have been prevented if only the employer had complied with safety regulations must be devastating. Such must be the feelings of an Ohio worker who suffered and amputation injury at his place of work last December. The employee of the auto insulation manufacturer will have to go through life without a right hand after his hand, wrist and part of his forearm were amputated.

Safety violation might have led to worker being buried in trench

Construction companies in Ohio and all other states must take specific precautions to protect workers who have to enter trenches or other excavations. The slightest safety violation could result in a fatality, and a trench can become a grave in the blink of an eye. When a trench wall collapses, anybody who is in the excavation at that time can instantly be buried under tons of dirt.

OSHA says worker's death caused by serious safety violation

Following a proposed fine of almost $34,000 to an Ohio construction company, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently fined a mechanical services company more than $12,600 after the December death of an employee. Investigators determined the fatality resulted from a safety violation. Authorities graded the violation as serious.

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