2014 – 02/27/2014 – County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site.

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Gruesome accident. He was lucky he was not killed.


The Forgotten Victims – ABC News.

This is similar to Illinois law in that you cannot sue your employer for negligence. Your only remedy is through the Workers’ Compensation law. Although in Illinois, Workers’ Compensation benefits are much better than in Texas.

Pa. worker killed after becoming trapped in rock salt pile hours ahead of big snowstorm | Star Tribune.

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Very hazardous job. This along with extreme temperatures may result in work injures.

WorkersCompensation.com CompNewsNetwork – Explosion Killed 2 Workers and Injured 80 People.

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This is precisely why they have all the health and safety standards to prevent death and serious injuries.

WorkersCompensation.com CompNewsNetwork – Mississippi Cellular Tower Worker Falls to His Death.

Terrible accident. Definitely a dangerous job.
Unthinkable without proper safety equipment.

2013 – 09/27/2013 – US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 Russellville, Ark., employers in crane collapse that fatally injured 1 worker and hurt 8 others.

2013 – 08/22/2013 – OSHA cites Hagel Metal Fabrication for willful violations after worker fatally crushed by unguarded machine at Illinois plant.

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Makes you angry to think that someone’s life could have been saved with following a few simple procedures.