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Scott R. Marshall

Tort Reform – Why You Should Care That The 7th Amendment Is Under Attack

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”  Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fear: the greatest tool of manipulators. When you listen to politicians, pundits, or anyone for that matter, and they are telling you to be afraid, the first […]

Laurence Banville

The Dangers Of Nail Guns on Work Sites

Nail guns are very popular tools in the construction industry. Any time you see workers framing a house or building you will see construction workers using these tools to quickly connect two pieces of material. However, this commonly used tool can be very dangerous.

Bryan Pope

I’ve Been Injured in a Construction Accident: Now What?

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one out of 10 construction workers are injured at work sites each year, most often from falls, which are the leading cause of deaths in the construction industry. If you’re […]

Bryan Pope

If I’m Injured at Work, Can I Sue My Employer in Texas?

As a general rule, employers have a legal duty to keep the workplace safe and free from the threat of injury. This duty includes an obligation to provide the proper equipment to get the job done safely. The Occupational Safety […]

Steven Cohn

Construction Workers at Highest Risk of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Construction workers continue to face some of the highest risks when it comes to injuries in the workplace. One of the most concerning involves traumatic brain injuries (TBI), often caused by falls and being struck by moving vehicles. According to […]

Mark Bello

Putting Safety First When Working With Robots

An increasing number of jobs once performed by humans are now performed by robots. With robotics playing such a pivotal role in the future of manufacturing, keeping humans safe is gaining the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

Steven Cohn

New York Reports Increasing Construction Worker Deaths

Construction worker deaths are on the rise in New York, according to a recent report by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH). Between 2006 and 2015, a total of 464 construction workers died on the job […]

Steven Cohn

Ohio Industrial Parts Manufacturer Cited for Safety Violations

Ohio railroad parts manufacturer SanCasT Inc. was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations related to employee safety. The company was found to be exposing workers to machine and fall hazards at its Coshocton […]

Steven Cohn

Ohio Steel Contractor Fails to Protect Workers from Fall Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited general contractor Seneca Steel for failing to protect their employees from fall hazards.   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), falls, slips, and trips increased 10 percent to 793 […]

Mark Bello

Bride-to-Be Crushed to Death by Car-Factory Robot

Safe and efficient robot-human interaction has the power to transform assembly lines. Robots are great at moving heavy machinery at high speeds and can conduct monotonous jobs with ease, but they move blindly with no intelligence. If they make contact […]