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OSHA investigates following workplace accident

While all jobs hold some degree of risk, many -- such as those involving the use of heavy machinery -- can have an increased risk of injury. Both workers and employers in North Carolina and across the country often go to great lengths to protect employees, but a workplace accident can still occur. Unfortunately, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently investigating a recent incident in another state that left a female employee with serious injuries.

3 suffer burn injuries in workplace accident

The potential for harm in any workplace is likely known. Employers in North Carolina and across the country typically work hard to educate workers about hazards, but despite their efforts, a workplace accident can still occur. Unfortunately, three workers have recently been hospitalized in another state following an incident that left them suffering from burn injuries.

Man sent to hospital following North Carolina workplace accident

Workplaces in North Carolina and across the country must follow certain standards that are in place to protect employers. If a workplace accident occurs, organizations such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration often opt to conduct an investigation. It was not reported whether OSHA will conduct an investigation following a recent incident that sent a man to the hospital.

Fatal workplace accident remains under investigation

All occupations hold some degree of risk. While both employers and employees in North Carolina often take measures to prevent a workplace accident, hazards can appear in unexpected ways. Unfortunately, a recent fatal accident in another state is currently under investigation by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.

Employee suffers burns in workplace accident

In certain occupations, employees in North Carolina and other areas of the country often receive extensive education in the importance of wearing protective gear as they complete their job responsibilities. Unfortunately, even when these safety standards are closely followed, an employee could still be injured in a workplace accident as a result of other factors in the work environment. Often, these accidents result in serious injury

Fatal workplace injury shuts down show production

As the average television viewer in North Carolina watches a production, he or she likely does not realize the effort that goes into the finished product. Unfortunately, the lives of actors and other workers can be at risk during the creation of a show. For example, an incident that resulted in a fatal workplace injury in another state recently shut down production of the popular "The Walking Dead" series.

North Carolina man killed in workplace accident

Hazards in the workplace come in a variety of different forms. Even workers who have spent a large portion of their lives in a particular industry can ultimately fall victim to a workplace accident. Unfortunately, multiple agencies are currently investigating a fatal accident involving a logger in North Carolina.

Assault leads to workplace injury for police officer

Car accidents can happen at any moment. While some accidents in North Carolina may be the result of a driver's negligence, they are typically unintentional. Unfortunately, a police officer in a different part of the country recently suffered a workplace injury when witnesses claim he was intentionally struck by a car.

Car accident results in on-the-job injury for trooper

Police officers in North Carolina and across the country undoubtedly face several serious occupational hazards. While they must put themselves in between criminals and citizens, many also spend a great deal of time traveling this country's roadways. Unfortunately, a recent car accident involving a state trooper in another state has left the man suffering from an on-the-job injury.

Man faces long recovery following workplace injury

Workers in all professions in North Carolina and across the country take precautions from certain known risks in their day-to-day routines to help prevent injury. Unfortunately, not all risks are known, often taking employees unaware. For example, workers in another state are unsure what caused a recent accident that resulted in a workplace injury.

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