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New OSHA Rule Expands Injury Reporting Requirements

  • September 16, 2014
  • Accidents
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Some new census figures have just been released – the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 4,405 people died in 2013 in the U.S. from workplace injuries. Marylanders accounted for 78 of those fatalities. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created in 1970 to protect workers by setting and enforcing standards for safe
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Safe Jobs Save Lives

  • May 10, 2014
  • Accidents
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Ever since 1868, we in America have honored those who died in military service to our country. We now call it Memorial Day, and it occurs on the last Monday in May. But there’s another Memorial Day that you may not have heard of, even though manufacturing, construction and mining are major sources of income
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Common Construction Accidents in Maryland

  • March 12, 2012
  • Construction Accident
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As the field of construction is frequently listed as one of the most dangerous industries a person can work in, construction-related accidents and injuries are very common. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that one in every ten construction workers are injured every year, with approximately 150,000 construction site accident injuries occurring
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A man injured in an Annapolis crane accident on Thursday, February 5, 2009, was reported to be stable but in critical condition, according to hospital officials with the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. A recent article in the Baltimore Sun said that Edward Cifaldo, 46, of Red Lion, PA, was sitting in the cab of a
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