Falls A Common Cause Of Worker Deaths

There were 937 reported deaths on construction job sites throughout the country in 2015. Of those deaths, 350 were related to falls, which means that it was the most common cause of accidental worker fatalities according to OSHA. To help make Connecticut workers and others safer, OSHA has been levying fines in certain cases. Repeat … Read moreFalls A Common Cause Of Worker Deaths

The Importance Of Lifting Workers Safely In Warehouses

Connecticut warehouse workers who use forklifts and pallets not intended to carry people to be lifted to high shelves may be endangering themselves. One worker died after he slipped and fell 7 feet to a concrete floor from a pallet on a forklift. Although using the forklift and pallet in this way was common in … Read moreThe Importance Of Lifting Workers Safely In Warehouses

Preventing Serious Workplace Accident Injuries

No matter what role employees play in Connecticut businesses, there are always chances that a worker could suffer an injury or illness. For example, a worker who sits at a desk could develop carpal tunnel due to repetitive movements while a construction worker could nearly miss falling from heights. Regardless of the types of risks … Read morePreventing Serious Workplace Accident Injuries

Repairing Water Pipes May Pose Health Hazards In Connecticut

When a water pipe breaks, it is common for workers to use the cured-in-place pipe repair technique. The process involves putting a fabric tube filled with resin into the damaged area of the pipe. It is then cured with steam, hot water or ultraviolet light to create a new pipe. Although the process is thought … Read moreRepairing Water Pipes May Pose Health Hazards In Connecticut