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Plant fined by OSHA after employee sustains workplace injury

Employees have a reasonable expectation of being safe while at work. They trust that their employers have taken necessary precautions to provide a safe work environment and have given them proper training to safely execute their job functions. Unfortunately, this doesn't always occur, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration may have to step in to ensure that companies are complying with safety standards. This is what happened after one North Carolina-based manufacturing plant employee suffered a workplace injury.

Paper plant accused of being negligent employer by OSHA

Employees should feel safe while at work. Those who perform industrial work in North Carolina often do so in dangerous circumstances, simply because of their work conditions. However, a negligent employer can unnecessarily increase that risk. This is what authorities are saying after the recent inspection of an out-of-state paper plant revealed several safety hazards.

Worker killed in industrial accident with sulfuric acid

People here in North Carolina take great pride in the work they do. The completion of a workday gives many a sense of satisfaction and purpose. However, there are dangers of which many workers may be unaware. This could have been the case for one out of state man who recently lost his life in what authorities have noted was a serious industrial accident.

Fatal industrial accidents: Man pinned by conveyor belt

Industrial employees are a vital part of our economy here in North Carolina and around the country. Their jobs can sometimes involve hidden dangers, and industrial accidents are a frightening reality for many employees and their families. One recent accident cost an industrial employee his life, leaving authorities to attempt to determine exactly what happened.

Industrial accidents: Fatal incident under investigation

Most employers in North Carolina are dedicated to protecting the safety of their workers. However, when working with heavy machinery, industrial accidents can still happen. In fact, a man recently lost his life in a work accident in another state.

2 injured in work accident at recycling plant

Most workers in North Carolina and across the country are committed to observing all safety standards and recommendations. However, when working around heavy machinery and moving parts, it is not always possible to completely eliminate the possibility of a work accident. Unfortunately, two people were recently injured in a recent accident that happened in another state.

Fatal work accident remains under investigation

In a workplace, there are often obvious dangers. As such, employers in North Carolina and other areas of the country will often ensure that workers are protected from these known risks. However, there are sometimes hazards that may be difficult to predict. In fact, a man in another state recently lost his life in a work accident.

Injured worker transported to hospital

Most workers in North Carolina and across the country are aware that all workplaces have some potential for injury. However, the risks may be higher in certain workplaces. In fact, an injured worker in another state was recently transported to the hospital after he was reportedly involved in a workplace accident.

Fatal work accident near Disney World under investigation

Most people in North Carolina and across the country associate Disney World with happiness and family fun. However, there is often a great deal of energy and effort put in by a variety of different workers to ensure that a visit goes smoothly. Unfortunately, a worker in a Walt Disney World employee area was recently the victim of a fatal work accident.

Man suffers critical injuries in work accident

When many people in North Carolina think of dangerous occupations, the first thing that frequently comes to mind may be jobs like firefighters, police officers or military personnel. While those jobs certainly have risks, all jobs -- especially those that require the use of heavy machinery -- could result in a work accident. Unfortunately, a man in another state recently suffered serious injuries in a recent incident.

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