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December 2014 Archives

Death benefits may assist surviving family of deceased worker

The owners of a tree-trimming operation in Ohio ignored known dangers and thereby caused the death of one of their workers in another state. This was determined by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration following a June incident involving the rollover of a utility task vehicle. The family that lost their loved one in this workplace accident will now have to rely on workers' compensation death benefits to assist them in settling end-of-life expenses.

Ohio company cited for exposing workers to amputation risks

Workers at the Ohio facility of Formed Fiber Technologies LLC, manufacturers of interior trimming for the automotive industry, are likely concerned about their safety at the workplace. The company has been classified as a severe violator by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a third inspection in a year found safety violations that put their workers at risk of amputation and other catastrophic injuries.

Reporting for serious workplace injuries to change next year

Workplace accident reports can provide critical insight into whether more needs to be done to keep workers safer in certain industries, jobs or companies. They can provide a high-level perspective of what types of accidents are happening as well as when and where they are happening. This information can lead to the development and implementation of solutions to prevent accidents.

What to know if workplace asbestos exposure leads to illness

The risks associated with asbestos have been known for decades, but it is still found in a number of products used the U.S. In fact, people who work or have worked in the automobile or construction industries frequently come into contact with asbestos on the job.

Key statistics about workplace illness in Ohio and elsewhere

An illness that results from something that happened in the workplace can be just as detrimental as a serious injury, though more attention is often given to injuries. If you have come down with a work-related illness in Ohio, make sure that you know what rights you have to compensation.

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Morgan & Justice Co., LPA
906 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205

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Logan, OH 43138

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