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Mark Bello

New Jersey Aluminum Manufacturer Continues to Expose Workers to Machine Hazards – Resulting in Amputations

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplaces for their employees. Unfortunately, many shortcut the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards exposing employees to significant increased risk of harm and […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Machine Operator Falls in Acid Tank; OH Company Fails to Take Action

When an employee gets seriously injured on the job, one would expect that his or her employer would take action to prevent any other employee from suffering the same injury. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen at A-Brite Planing, a company founded […]

Roopal Luhana

New Jersey Manufacturing Company Exposes Workers to Chemical Hazards

A manufacturing company in New Jersey has been cited for serious safety violations. National Manufacturing Company, Inc., which produces precision deep drawn enclosures (metal cans, cups, canisters, containers, etc.) and shallow drawn metal components, was cited for failing to protect […]

Steven Cohn

OSHA Cites Louisville Company with Repeated Fall Protection Violations

Companies are responsible for making sure their employees have safe working environments. Once a company has been cited for failing to provide the proper safeguards, it’s expected that the company will make appropriate changes to ensure future safety. Unfortunately, that […]

Mark Bello

Road Construction Worker’s Death Raises Safety Concerns

Roads are considerably more dangerous while under construction, especially to workers who are virtually helpless against a speeding, out-of-control vehicle. Indiana police said that the female driver had changed lanes several times before hitting a construction workers. Reports stated that […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Indianapolis Postal Facility Fined Nearly $50,000 for Asbestos Exposure Hazards

West Baden Springs’ postal facility in Indianapolis was recently cited for four repeated violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA opened an investigation at the facility on June 3, 2016, after receiving a complaint of alleged safety […]

Steven Cohn

OSHA Cites Ohio Ambulance Company for Healthcare Safety Violations

Emergency healthcare workers are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Paramedics, in particular, can be exposed to blood from trauma victims as they perform advanced life support procedures. Because of their work conditions—often unpredictable and stressful with patients who […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Cleveland Stone Company Exposes Workers to Noise, Dust Hazards

Cleveland Granite & Marble, a natural stone company that imports, fabricates, and installs kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and fireplace surrounds, was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for exposing workers to harmful noise and respiratory damage […]

John Bair

Negotiating the Resolution of a 3rd Party Liability Case Involving a Work Injury

Many catastrophic work injuries occur every year, affecting men and women in professions ranging from construction to scaffold, roadside, shipyard, rail and more. With these hazards in mind, it’s only through diligence in safety, training and care that keeps employees […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio Metal Company Cited for Dangerous Machinery Safety Violations

Materion Brush, a subsidiary of Materion Corp., was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, among other violations. Materion Brush is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, where it produces and […]