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November 2017 Archives

New Jersey man electrocuted in industrial accident

Business owners are responsible for the health and safety of their employees, regardless of the industry in which they operate. Some dangers, such as electrical hazards exist in all industries, and employers must provide the necessary safety training to prevent employees from receiving electrical shocks. One such an industrial accident recently claimed the life of a New Jersey man.

Workers' injuries in warehouses can be avoided

Warehouse workers in New Jersey all face similar hazards along with those unique to the facilities in which they work. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, about 20 percent of warehouse workers nationwide suffered workers' injuries in 2015, and a significant portion of those led to days off work. Safety advocates suggest employers create safety cultures in which employees are equipped with appropriate clothing and protective equipment and open communications to report and address safety concerns.

OSHA Investigation launched after fatal fall from roof

An employee lost his life in a recent workplace accident in New Jersey. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation into the incident. Compliance officers will study the circumstances that led to the fatality and determine the company's level of compliance with safety regulations.