Employer violations that result in injury
As we stated in our previous blog post, if your employer fails to ensure that the workplace meets all safety requirements and an employees is injured as a result, they should be held responsible. We advise anyone who finds themselves in a situation like this to contact a work injury lawyer as soon as possible.
We had shared the Top 5 OSHA Violations and now will share 5 more violations that can result in serious injury to a worker.
6. Powered Industrial Trucks – addresses the design, maintenance and operation of powered industrial trucks, including forklifts and motorized hand trucks.
7. Ladders – covers general requirements for ladder design, construction and load bearing levels.
8. Lockout/Tagout – outlines minimum performance requirements for the control of hazardous energy during servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment.
9. Electrical-General Requirements – covers general safety requirements for designing electrical systems.
10. Machine Guarding – details the guarding of machinery to protect operators and other employees from hazards, including those created by point of operation, ongoing nip points, rotating parts, flying chips and sparks.
Injured at Work
If you have found yourself injured because of one of the listed violations and you wish to hold your employer responsible for your injuries, call our lawyers at 800.637.8170. Our team of attorneys can take the proper legal steps to help you receive the compensation that you deserve for your work accident.
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