44-Year-Old Female Employee Fatally Hit by Box Truck in Washington, D.C.

On November 7, authorities confirmed that a female Sodexo employee was fatally hit by a truck while walking near the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. Police reported that the 44-year-old woman was struck by a Freightliner box truck as she was crossing I Street SE around 10 a.m. The female employee was unresponsive and not breathing when paramedics...

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Elderly Man Forced to Retire After Applying for Workers’ Compensation in Baltimore County

[ubermenu-map address="Baltimore County, MD" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"] Baltimore County government officials reinstated a 71-year-old man who was forced to retire when he applied for workers compensation after sustaining an injury on the job. The 71-year-old filed suit in federal court after the county forced him to retire following an accident in which he fractured his hip...

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Contractor Killed and Two Employees Injured in Welding Accident at Union Station

[ubermenu-map address="Washington, D.C." zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"] On October 6, an early morning construction accident at Union Station killed a contract worker and left two Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) employees injured. The crew was replacing a section of track at the station when a fire and blast unexpectedly erupted....

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53-Year-Old Worker Crushed and Killed by Baler in Roanoke Workplace Accident

[ubermenu-map address="Roanoke, VA" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"] Roanoke County Police reported that a 53-year-old worker was killed in an accident at Recycling and Disposal Solutions after he fell into a baler used to compact aluminum cans, plastic bottles and other recyclable items. The man had worked as a machine operator at the plant since May, when he...

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