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Road worker's death might have been caused by a safety violation

Workers in construction zones on Ohio roads are exposed to multiple hazards on a daily basis. Construction company owners have a massive responsibility in providing adequate training to teach workers about the risks and the precautions to prevent injuries. The slightest safety violation can have devastating consequences.

Safety violation may have caused fatal rail yard accident

Ground workers at railroad transportation companies nationwide, including here in Ohio, face multiple dangerous situations on a daily basis. Business owners must assess workplaces for potential hazards, and this includes regular maintenance on equipment to prevent malfunctions that can cause severe or fatal injuries. One worker's death at a rail yard in another state is under investigation to determine whether a safety violation occurred.

Possible safety violation: Newly married dad-to-be killed at work

Because of the inherent dangers present in most Ohio workplaces, company owners must assess facilities and address all known hazards. Committing even one safety violation can cost the life of an employee. In a tragic workplace accident last month in another state, a man who was awaiting the birth of his first child lost his life.

Safety violation: Workers still in danger at metal coating plant

During an inspection at a metal coating facility in Ohio in 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration determined that employees were exposed to multiple dangerous conditions at the plant. Instead of addressing the issues for which citations were issued at that time, the company chose to continue leaving workers unprotected. Even one safety violation can cause life-changing workplace injuries or illness.

OSHA identifies repeat safety violation at Ohio stoneworker

Each industry in Ohio has its own unique set of safety hazards from which workers must be protected. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently completed a follow-up inspection at a facility at which granite and marble are processed. The inspection followed allegations that were made in February about a safety violation that was also identified at this business in 2012.

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