Many injuries can occur on construction sites. Organizations like OSHA and rules and regulations like in the D.C Industrial Safety Act are put in place to protect workers. Still, deadlines and an employers desire to get a job done quickly can lead to injuries. Those injuries in turn can lead to an employee filing...Read More
Why is the United Steelworkers Union and OSHA Investigating Goodyear?
Earlier this month, a 52-year-old worker at the Goodyear plant in Danville very suddenly lost his life. The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently investigating and no details have been released. Not even a month prior to this accident, another Goodyear worker lost his life. The 54-year-old worker was mixing batches of...Read More
Why is OSHA Investigating This Virginia Construction Company?
Two weeks ago, a worker was injured while working at a construction site in Portsmouth, Virginia. The worker was standing 25 feet high on scaffolding when construction equipment crashed down on him, knocking him unconscious. This is referred to as a "struck-by" accident. The fire...Read More