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OSHA investigating fatal work accident

It is in the best interest of employers in North Carolina and across the country to ensure that their employees are safe while they complete their work responsibilities. Unfortunately, even employers that go to great lengths to protect personal safety can experience a work accident. In fact, OSHA is set to investigate a recent fatal accident in another state.

Woman charged after man suffers on-the-job injury

The risks to those working in work zones on interstates is high. Because of this, multiple measures are put into place to attempt to warn drivers about an upcoming work zone in order to protect workers. Despite this, people continue to suffer from an on-the-job injury because of drivers who fail to heed warnings on roads in North Carolina and across the country.

Man dies in work accident involving chute

When most people in North Carolina think of dangerous professions, they often think of firefighters and police officers who are often forced to face dangerous elements face to face. However, those who work in an industrial or construction setting often face just as many threats. In fact, a man in another state recently passed away as a result of a work accident.

3 tips to stay safe while using ladders on the job

If you're using a ladder on a regular basis as a part of your job, it's likely that you feel pretty comfortable climbing up and down it. However, it's important not to let your level of comfort cause you to skip some basic safety precautions, which – if ignored – could result in catastrophic or fatal workplace injuries.

Work accident leads to fatality

When a person in North Carolina and other areas of the country does the same job everyday, some of the tasks associated with it often becomes second nature. However, no matter how adept a worker becomes at a certain task, he or she remains at risk of being involved in a work accident. Unfortunately, reports indicate that an incident at a chicken processing plant resulted in the loss of a worker's life.

Man crushed by equipment in fatal work accident

As part of their everyday lives, many people in North Carolina perform routine tasks that they would likely never consider hazardous to their health. However, any task could easily turn into a hazard. Unfortunately, what was likely viewed as a relatively simple task for a worker in another state recently turned into a fatal work accident.

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