Safety Tips To Avoid Catastrophic Injuries Caused By Grain Bin Accidents

August 16th, 2013 | Personal injury

August 16, 2013 The dangers of grain bin accidents are a serious threat for numerous farmers in Ohio and around the country. In fact, data indicates 26 individuals lost their lives to grain bin accidents in 2010. Furthermore, three workers have suffered Ohio Catastrophic Injuries as a result of accidents with grain bins so far… Read More

OSHA Fines Ohio Aluminum Plant $175,000 For Safety Violations

April 26th, 2013 | Personal injury

April 26, 2013 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued eight safety violations to a North Jackson, Ohio, aluminum plant. The citations were given after an investigation was launched into the death of an employee due to Catastrophic Injuries sustained in a workplace accident. According to a story from The Columbus Dispatch, the… Read More

Lack Of Sleep Caused By Time Change Results In More Workplace Accidents

March 18th, 2013 | Personal injury

March 18, 2013 A study conducted at Michigan State University found that worker safety may be compromised due to a lack of sleep brought on by the time change that occurs each spring. A story from the Zanesville Times-Recorder explains how researchers examine numerous injury reports recorded by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and found most employees… Read More

OSHA Fines Excavating Company for Unsafe Working Conditions

December 21st, 2012 | Personal injury

December 21, 2012 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced this past Wednesday it had levied fines against an Ohio-based excavating company, Bontrager Excavating Ltd., for failing to protect employees’ safety while digging trenches. According to a press release, the fines were issued at the conclusion of a June inspection that was conducted after… Read More

Ohio Boy Critically Injured In Lawnmower Accident

October 19th, 2012 | Personal injury

October 18, 2012 A 4-year-old Licking County, Ohio, boy was left in critical condition after he was involved in an accident with a lawnmower earlier this week. The Columbus Dispatch says the incident occurred Monday at a residence in Harrison Township. Deputies with the Licking County Sheriff’s Department explained the 43-year-old owner of the home where… Read More