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Ohio lawmakers considering workers’ comp benefits for PTSD

Police, firefighters, ambulance crews and other first responders could be eligible for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Under a bill that was passed by the Ohio House, first responders would be able to file for benefits without having any physical injury. The measure will move to the Senate for consideration, according to...

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The majority of workplace accidents are related to transportation

Transportation workers, sales employees, roadside construction workers, and emergency responders risk their lives each day to earn a living. The Ohio Department of Transportation recently issued a reminder for drivers to move over and slow down in work zones. An ODOT crew was recently struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 75 in Hamilton County. The...

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Countertop workers at risk of developing silicosis

We often see them in residential homes, businesses, and restaurants across Ohio. Quartz countertops add an alluring aesthetic to kitchens and bathrooms. Developing these materials, however, comes with a cost. The workers who manufacture countertops are at risk of developing silicosis, a lung disease caused by exposure to silica dust. According to Occupational Health &...

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What are the leading factors in retail injuries during the holiday season?

Whether you're checking customers out at the cash registers, stocking shelves, or attending to customer needs, the holiday season is a demanding time of year for retail workers. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the rate of occupational injuries and illnesses across all industries has declined in recent years. The rate...

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How common is workplace hearing loss and who is the most at risk?

How often do we take job-related hearing hazards into account? Apparently not enough, but the truth is, hearing loss isn't only confined to those who frequently attend loud concerts. Each year, millions of workers in the United States are exposed to extreme noise on the job. Manufacturing, in particular, is one industry where hearing loss...

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Ohio attorney on best ideas to prevent workplace slip, trip and fall accidents

In many workplaces, slippery floor surfaces and various debris and clutter put workers at risk of slipping, tripping, and falling. Slipping hazards can be caused by spilled liquids or water being tracked in from outdoors. Where do workplace slip, trip and fall accidents occur the most? Slip, trip and fall hazards are one of the...

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The best ideas to avoid forklift fall-through

In 2017, roughly 270,000 injuries were reported in the transportation and warehousing industry, according to injury facts released by the National Safety Council (NSC). Approximately 819 fatalities were reported within the same industry that year, following just behind the construction industry. The number of deaths reportedly grew by 5.3 percent from 2016-2017. More than a...

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Office chairs should support the body in a healthy position because the alternative is pain and missed work

Companies that spend more money on the right chairs for employees are seeing business success by embracing ergonomics. Most employees who feel at ease at their workplaces do their jobs with a positive attitude and better motivation, according to EHS Today. Chairs that clash with, instead of comfort, a worker's body, when the worker spends numerous consecutive...

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Lower Ohio Unemployment Means an Increase in Workplace Injuries

An unemployment rate of 3.6 percent sounds good, right? In one regard, this is good news. The economy has improved, and more people are working. There is a downside, however -- more workplace accidents resulting in injury, according to an article in Insurance Journal Report. What's driving the increase in workplace accidents? Mark Walls, vice...

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Dayton, OH 45439

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