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Ensuring Workplace Safety in Chicago During Spring and Summer: A Guide

Posted on April 2, 2024 in
Springtime and early summertime in Chicago herald a time of renewal and growth, with everyone enjoying the outdoors, exercising, socializing, and enjoying the greatest city in America. With that being said, however, it also brings unique challenges to workplace safety. From unpredictable weather patterns to the emergence of seasonal allergies, employers and employees alike...
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Understanding Falling Objects & Construction Accidents in Illinois

Posted on February 29, 2024 in
Construction work is inherently hazardous, with workers facing a myriad of risks on a daily basis. Despite stringent safety regulations and protocols, construction sites remain a hotbed of potential dangers, including the threat of falling or flying objects. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a shocking number of construction workers are...
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Exploring 6 Common Claims That a Chicago Workers Comp Lawyer Can Help With

Posted on August 6, 2023 in
Despite following the safety recommendations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and both employers and employees taking necessary precautions, workplace injuries still happen. On average, there are around 7 million workplace injuries per year. This equates to approximately one worker being injured on the job every seven seconds. Fortunately, workers' compensation serves...
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Chicago Construction Site Safety Violation Lawsuits

Posted on January 5, 2022 in
In the United States, construction sites must conform to federal safety standards. These safety regulations are delineated by the U.S. Government in the Occupational Safety and Health Act. This act was initiated by Congress in 1970 to correct the considerable problem of work-related accidents throughout the nation. The act redefined workplace injuries and fatalities...
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Work Fire Safety

Posted on August 25, 2021 in
Fires can occur anywhere, including the workplace. Work fires can cause severe and devastating injuries, leading to serious burns, smoke inhalation complications, and other forms of damage, such as internal organ injuries and broken bones. Employers have a responsibility to ensure that workplace environments are safe and comply with fire safety regulations, but employees...
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