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Blog Posts in January, 2012

  • Safety Standards in the Industrial Workplace

    Posted By Industrial Workplace Injury Lawyer || 31-Jan-2012

    Working in plants and other heavy industry jobs can be very dangerous. The constant handling of chemicals and complex machinery leaves plenty of room for product or human error, which can lead to serious injury, property damage, and even death. For this reason, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets critical standards for worker safety in an industrial environment. One of ...
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  • Defendants Attempt to Keep Settlements Secret in NY Crane Collapse Case

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 23-Jan-2012

    In 2008, a crane accident on the East Side of New York City killed six construction workers and a tourist visiting from Florida. A criminal inquiry was opened to determine whether a part of the crane has been seriously damaged the previous year and then wrongly put back into service. The settlements have since been determined, but a developer and a builder are fighting to keep the public from ...
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  • 2010 PG&E Pipeline Explosion Lawsuit: NTSB Report Findings

    Posted By Industrial Accident Attorney || 19-Jan-2012

    The 2010 San Bruno gas pipeline explosion has officially been opened for legal investigation by the California Public Utilities Commission. The explosion, which destroyed a total of 38 homes, killed eight people, and injured several more, is now under the scrutiny of new investigative findings. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued reports in August addressing the nature of the ...
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  • Fire at Springfield Township Chemical Plant Snuffed by Employee

    Posted By Industrial Injury Lawyer || 16-Jan-2012

    No harmful gases were released and no injuries were reported in the small fire that took place at a Springfield Township chemical plant on Sunday morning. All employees were evacuated and the firefighters were called to the company after a small fire started in the production area. An employee used a dry chemical extinguisher to put out the fire, which was contained to a bucket, before the ...
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  • Worker in Critical Condition After Old Stone Mill Accident

    Posted By Industrial Accident Lawyer || 9-Jan-2012

    A demolition worker from Missoula County is fighting for his life after an industrial accident at the old Smurfit Stone Mill in Montana. The man was scrapping a tank at the mill on Tuesday evening when a 350-pound piece of metal fell on his chest. Once paramedics arrived at the scene, they were able to revive the man with a defibrillator before rushing him to the hospital, where he is currently in ...
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  • Employee Dies in Houston Forklift Accident

    Posted By Industrial Accident Lawyer || 5-Jan-2012

    On early Wednesday morning, January 4, an employee was involved in a forklift accident while working at an industrial warehouse complex. The employee died at the scene of the accident after being hit by the forklift; however, there have been no other injuries that have been linked to the occurrence. It is currently unclear what the cause of the accident was and the Houston Police Department is ...
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  • Accident at Tribe Mediterranean Foods Plant Kills Worker

    Posted By Nationwide Industrial Accident Lawyer || 3-Jan-2012

    A Fall River man was killed on December 16 th when his arm became entangled in a grinding machine while working at Tribe Mediterranean Foods Plant in Taunton, Massachusetts. The worker, age 28, was reportedly cleaning a grinding machine when his arm became caught in the machinery and he was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, it is still not known what caused his arm to become caught, but ...
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