Posts tagged "OSHA violation"

What workplace violations should be reported to OSHA?

Workers that witness an OSHA regulations violation in their workplace should be able to access any information necessary in order to make sure those violations are reported. Learning more about reporting violations to OSHA is therefore imperative to prevent excessive worry regarding what violations are reportable or if OSHA keeps the identities of workers a secret.

Two men killed in apartment complex trench collapse

A workplace accident and any resulting injuries can occur in any line of work, at any location. However, some industries understandably are more dangerous and carry higher rates of injured employees. In Alabama and around the nation, these include oil and gas, transportation and construction. Sometimes accidents are truly just that, unavoidable situations. Other times, a noticeable OSHA violation may contribute. Still other times, there may even be negligence. Neck injury, back injury permanent disability or even death can be the end result of a work accident.

Man fired after filing workers' comp claim sues employer, wins

The purpose of workers’ compensation insurance is to provide restitution to employees who are injured on the job for their medical expenses and lost wages relating to that injury. In exchange for the compensation, the employee agrees not to sue the employer for work-related negligence. The employer, in turn, must guarantee employment in an equal position at the company upon return from medical leave. If either party breaches the workers’ compensation contract, however, a lawsuit may be filed in civil court.

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