Tag: workplace safety

Knoxville worker killed at auto shop

Certain work environments lend greater risks to employees. Workers that tend to their jobs with power tools, heavy objects or anything else that could potentially cause them harm in an accident must mind safety precautions. On the other side of the coin, employers are responsible for looking out for the well being of their employees,

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Some companies might not do enough for workplace safety

A University of Maryland law professor says federal laws that allow companies to regulate themselves in the workers’ compensation arena only look out for one party: big business. The federal government, through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), long has allowed companies to bypass federal regulation if it installs its own Voluntary Protection Program.

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Farm investigated after deaths

Maryland safety officials have launched an investigation into workplace safety after the deaths of a man and his two sons at a farm. Authorities believe the man, 48, and his teenage sons were killed in a work accident at a large dairy farm in Kennedyville, Maryland. The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Agency will lead

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