Call 911 if the person is seriously injured or a puncture wound: • Bleeds excessively • Spurts blood • Does not stop bleeding after 10 minutes of firm pressure • Is to the chest, abdomen, or neck • Is accompanied by any emergency symptoms: severe pain, fast breathing or trouble breathing,
Virginia Occupational Safety and Health issued five citations and $304,130 in penalties to Lanford Brothers Company for exposing workers to respirable crystalline silica hazards while using jackhammers to remove concrete from bridge piers.
OSHA has cited Thorpe Specialty Services Corp. - operating as Thorpe Plant Services Inc. - and Steel Dust Recycling LLC for fall and confined space hazards after an employee was hospitalized following a 30-foot fall at Steel Dust’s Millport, Alabama, facility.
Cal/OSHA has issued citations to an outdoor advertising company for serious safety violations after a worker suffered third-degree burns when a metal pole he was using to install a sign on a billboard came into contact with an overhead power line.
A Hollywood stunt man injured in a fall is out of the medically induced coma he was put into last Monday, but family friends are reportedly saying he's "not out of the woods yet." Justin Sundquist suffered a serious head injury when he fell from a moving vehicle while filming the CSB show, “MacGyver” in Atlanta.
News sources say Sundquist remains hospitalized but is out of ICU and is able to communicate with visitors.
OSHA has cited ArtiFlex Manufacturing for exposing workers at its Wooster location to amputation hazards after an employee suffered a partial finger amputation. The company faces $213,411 in proposed penalties.
A crash that happened during yesterday’s evening rush hour in metropolitan Detroit sent two construction workers to the hospital with injuries, according to news sources.
Michigan State Police (MSP) said the three-car collision on I-75 in Taylor was caused by a driver following another vehicle too closely.
The incidence of workplace violence increased by 23% annually from 2012 to 2015 at the 106 U.S. hospitals included in a recent study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
OSHA has cited Dupont Yard Inc. after an employee suffered a partial hand amputation and other injuries while working on unguarded machinery in Homerville, Georgia. The wooden post manufacturer faces $109,548 in proposed penalties.
A contractor employee involved in an electrical explosion at Tesla’s Fremont factory has filed a lawsuit against the company, accusing the carmaker of a pattern of unsafe work conditions. The accident happened June 5, 2017, resulting in second and third degree burns over 36-year-old Son Nguyen’s body.