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Fatigue Risk and Injuries Sustained on the Job

Research shows 13 percent of workplace injuries are linked to fatigue, which you might think would catch the attention of employers. You might think a concerned employer in Ohio would consider preventive action, such as adjusting work shifts or overtime policies, to protect the physical, mental and emotional health of their workers. Well, think again....

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Ohio’s Wellness Program Aims to Reduce Worker Injuries & Illnesses

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has rolled out a health and wellness program designed to cut back on the number of on-the-job injuries and illnesses. According to a BWC press release, the program will be available for industries that have above-average injury rates. Owners of construction, agricultural or manufacturing businesses that have 50 or...

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Falls on Construction Sites Can Cause Serious Injuries

The building boom is everywhere. Construction sites mean jobs. More than 6.5 million Americans, including plumbers, roofers, carpenters, electricians, and demolition laborers, are in the building trades. And while the jobs are there, so is the danger. Enormous tools can fall from upper floors, bare wires can carry deadly electric charges, trenches can collapse while...

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Workers at Risk of On-The-Job Solvent Exposure

Millions of workers are exposed to organic solvents in products like paints, varnishes, lacquers, adhesives, glues, degreasers and cleaning agents - along with dyes, polymers, plastics, textiles, printing inks, agricultural products and pharmaceuticals. Public health experts have been advocating for a faster review of methylene chloride-based paint strippers after several deaths from inhalation, including a...

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Workers' Compensation for Seasonal Employees

More retail employees on the floor this season The nation's second-largest retailer, Target, is hiring an additional 100,000 people to work for their distribution centers and retail stores during the 2017 holiday season. This is a 40% increase from the number of seasonal employees they hired last year. This news came after Target posted higher...

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The Risk Factors of Workplace Fatigue

Workplace fatigue has many causes The National Safety Council published a report that collected data from more than 2,000 working adults in regards to fatigue and how it affects their performance in the workplace. Our workplace accident lawyers at Hochman and Plunkett have seen what can happen when employees become too fatigued at work and...

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How changes to Ohio Workers’ Compensation laws will affect injury claims

The state of Ohio this year adopted substantial changes to workers’ compensation laws. On June 30, Gov. John R. Kasich signed a bill to fund the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Many of the significant changes went into effect Sept. 29. Our Dayton workers’ compensation attorneys have examined the new law and provide a summary of...

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