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February 2016 Archives

Did a safety violation allow psychiatric patient to stab guard?

The concern for the safety of health care workers has been the subject of several recent media reports. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating an incident in which an Ohio security guard was attacked by a psychiatric patient. The agency provides health care facilities with guidelines to prevent such incidents, and investigators will likely be able to determine whether a safety violation allowed this attack to occur.

Safety violation: Worker miraculously survives trench collapse

Trenches are dangerous work areas, and workers who become trapped in them often do not survive. Those who are rescued will likely suffer post-traumatic distress because rescue operations may continue for hours with no guaranteed positive outcome. A 29-year-old man was fortunate to survive a recent trench collapse at a residential construction project in Ohio. It is still unclear whether the collapse was caused by a safety violation.

Did a safety violation cause the death of a GM worker in Ohio?

Workers at industrial plants such as those of General Motors in Ohio have to face multiple safety hazards on a daily basis. Managers and supervisors at such facilities must be in strict compliance with the safety regulations as prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Any safety violation can lead to a workplace accident with devastating consequences.

OSHA finds safety violation caused bathtub refurbisher's death

It is unacceptable for employers to withhold information about life-threatening dangers from workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently completed an investigation into the death of an employee of an Ohio company that refurbishes bath tubs. Investigators determined that a safety violation caused the fatality.

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