Category Archives: Workplace Injury

News about workplace injury, workplace accidents, workers comp, settlements, verdicts and compensation.

Workplace Safety Tips for Operating a Forklift

Forklifts are a common sight in a variety of different workplaces, from manufacturing to warehousing and even the military. If your job involves operating heavy machinery such as a forklift, it is important that you receive adequate training and any necessary licensing. Workplace forklift training in the United States is governed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA…
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Need to Reopen a Workers Compensation Claim?

Many of Austin’s employees are able to return to their previous jobs after a work-related injury. But those same employees find that once they’re back at work, their injuries become aggravated by repetitive work activities. These activities create further damage to pre-existing injuries and may cause employees to incur additional medical bills. If you have a currently closed workers compensation…
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Understanding Common Causes of Fatal Construction Accidents

Construction workers are more at risk for serious injury or death than laborers in other occupations. Statistics compiled by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) show that 21.1 percent of fatal workplace accidents in the private sector occurred in the construction industry. During 2016, 991 construction workers lost their lives. Fatal construction accidents have common causes. OSHA recognizes four…
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