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Every work accident could soon be publicized in North Carolina

Employees are more likely to feel comfortable in their jobs and will make the greatest effort when they know that their employers are watching out for their best interests. This includes making workers feel safe in North Carolina, which allows them to go to work in good condition and return home uninjured. In the future, knowledge about workplace injuries could become more widely available, thus holding companies even more accountable for any work accident that occurs on their premises.

Work accident kills man, leads to fines for company

When someone heads out the door to work, their family members expect them to return home in about eight hours. When they don't due to an accident at work, this can be a distressing experience. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently fined one trucking company in North Carolina after a man died there this year in a work accident.

Work accident kills man, leads to fines for company

When someone heads out the door to work, their family members expect them to return home in about eight hours. When they don't due to an accident at work, this can be a distressing experience. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently fined one trucking company in North Carolina after a man died there this year in a work accident.

North Carolina OSHA agency faces criticism from state politicians

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is the federal governmental agency tasked with regulating and enforcing workplace safety laws. By law, states are required to adhere to OSHA mandates. In an effort to address workplace concerns unique to the state and region, North Carolina is one of 22 states that has chosen to develop its own state-run OSHA plans. While many of the functions of OSHA are considered necessary and important, some state politicians are concerned about the financial toll complying with such regulations puts on small business owners.

North Carolina OSHA agency faces criticism from state politicians

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is the federal governmental agency tasked with regulating and enforcing workplace safety laws. By law, states are required to adhere to OSHA mandates. In an effort to address workplace concerns unique to the state and region, North Carolina is one of 22 states that has chosen to develop its own state-run OSHA plans. While many of the functions of OSHA are considered necessary and important, some state politicians are concerned about the financial toll complying with such regulations puts on small business owners.

Work safety remains unanswered concern for many North Carolinians

The U.S. government estimates that more than 4,000 U.S. workers die each year while performing work-related duties. Factor in potential work-related illnesses and diseases, and the number of U.S. worker deaths climbs to a staggering 49,000 annually. These numbers, and recent horrific workplace accidents, have raised concern among many safety advocates, politicians and American workers who question whether state and federal government are doing enough to promote and enforce workplace safety. 

Work safety remains unanswered concern for many North Carolinians

The U.S. government estimates that more than 4,000 U.S. workers die each year while performing work-related duties. Factor in potential work-related illnesses and diseases, and the number of U.S. worker deaths climbs to a staggering 49,000 annually. These numbers, and recent horrific workplace accidents, have raised concern among many safety advocates, politicians and American workers who question whether state and federal government are doing enough to promote and enforce workplace safety. 

OSHA warns of dangers associated with temporary employment

The recent economic collapse of 2008, adversely impacted many American businesses. Companies across all business sectors were forced to reduce costs often laying off large numbers of workers. Even as the American economy improves, many of those companies and industries most impacted are leery to increase their workforce. As a result, many are turning to employment agencies and hiring temporary employees.

OSHA warns of dangers associated with temporary employment

The recent economic collapse of 2008, adversely impacted many American businesses. Companies across all business sectors were forced to reduce costs often laying off large numbers of workers. Even as the American economy improves, many of those companies and industries most impacted are leery to increase their workforce. As a result, many are turning to employment agencies and hiring temporary employees.

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