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  • Fatal Industrial Accident Statistics in Texas

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 26-Dec-2011

    By compiling the most recent data from the United States Department of Labor, an industrial injury attorney from Arnold & Itkin LLP can provide you with information regarding fatal industrial accident rates between 2003 and 2010. In 2003, a total of 491 fatal industrial accidents occurred. To break down this number, 70 fatalities were due to contact with objects and equipment, 52 were due to ...
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  • Preventing Industrial Eye Injury

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 19-Dec-2011

    An industrial setting poses a variety of opportunities for serious eye injuries. Hazardous equipment and toxic chemicals have the potential to cause serious damage to the eyes that may result in a degree of blindness or complete loss of vision. The top three causes of eye injuries in industrial occupations include welding accidents, bonding agents splashing onto the face, and tools or machinery ...
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  • Arnold & Itkin Files Case for Navarro County Worker

    Posted By Arnold & Itkin LLP || 13-Dec-2011

    In Navarro County, TX, a case has been filed by the legal team of Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin LLP. The firm has taken on the case of a worker who had an employer who did not subscribe to the Texas Workers' Compensation System. It is being argued that the employee had sustained injuries from the unsafe working environment, as well as from ...
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  • Flash Fire in Plastics Compounding Plant Injures Four Employees

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 12-Dec-2011

    Four employees of Polymer Partners LLC were injured during a flash fire Wednesday at the Polymer Partners plant in Henderson Kentucky. Polymer Partners had previously been fined $26,650 by state labor officials for dangerous safety violations between 2004 and 2008. The violations included using power-operated industrial trucks in environments containing hazardous concentrations of explosive dust, ...
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  • Forklift Accident Led to Death of Cotton Gin Worker

    Posted By Industrial Injury Lawyer || 5-Dec-2011

    A man who was injured while working at the Jones County Cotton Gin on Tuesday died of his injuries later that evening. The 62-year-old man from Trenton was rushed to Pitt County Memorial Hospital after sustaining traumatic injuries while driving a forklift in Cotton Gin's warehouse. The man was moving cotton bales in the warehouse with a forklift and was found on the ground off the forklift ...
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  • Musculoskeletal Disorders at Work

    Posted By Industrial Accident Attorney || 28-Nov-2011

    Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injuries and illnesses that affect the connective tissues of the body such as muscles, tendons, nerves, joints, cartilage or spinal disks. In 2007, MSDs accounted for 29 percent of all workplace injuries requiring time away from work with 335,390 reported cases. The professions with the highest occurrences of MSD cases were nursing aides, orderlies and ...
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  • Scrap Metal Processor Worker Dies in Fatal Accident

    Posted By Industrial Accident Lawyer || 21-Nov-2011

    Police are investigating a fatal industrial accident at Sadoff and Rudoy Industries, a scrap metal processing company. Sadoff and Rudoy Industries employs over 220 workers in six scrap metal processing operations in Wisconsin, Lincoln and Nebraska. The deceased worker, 34-year-old Daniel V. Lehner of Fond du Lac, was extricated and pronounced dead at the scene. The death still remains under ...
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  • Sun Chemical Industrial Accident Ends in Death

    Posted By Industrial Accident Attorney || 9-Nov-2011

    Last Friday, November 4 th, saw the death of a Sun Chemical employee after an on-site industrial accident in Egelston Township, Michigan. According to S. Hendryx, operations manager at the Sun Chemical plant, the accident occurred around 5 p.m. The employee, who worked in an area of the plant that makes red and yellow pigments for the printing industry was unexpectedly struck by a bag that fell ...
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  • Eighteen-Year-Old Loses Life In Workplace Accident

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 4-Nov-2011

    On Wednesday evening, November 2, a teenager died at the supply yard where he was employed. Around 7 p.m., emergency personnel were call to the site after C.D. was run over by a tractor-trailer. A crane was used to life the truck off of his body, but it was too late and he was pronounced dead on the scene. The railyard company has issued a statement apologizing to his family, but have not yet made ...
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  • 58-Year-Old Dies In Industrial Accident

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 2-Nov-2011

    Yesterday morning in Sioux Falls, I.A., a Minnesota man was found dead at a post office on North Fourth Avenue. Emergency crews discovered B.L. after they were dispatched at around 8 a.m. The electric company employee was operating a lift when he was trapped between the lift and an object on the ceiling. The man was operating the lift alone and police believe he must have been looking down and not ...
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  • Second Employee Dies After Falling Into Industrial Dryer

    Posted By Industrial Injury Lawyer || 31-Oct-2011

    A Louisville, Kentucky worker was killed this past Friday when he fell into an industrial dryer he had been hired to service. The coroner has found that he died of blunt force trauma. What adds to the tragedy is the fact that it was not the first death to take place at Cintas. Four years earlier, an employee was pulled into an industrial dyer, for which the company had to pay in settlements. The ...
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