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How to Avoid Workplace Slip and Falls

Slips, trips, and falls are the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths. In addition, more than 211,000 workers in 2020 suffered injuries that required them to miss work, and fall accidents caused 805 deaths. In Mississippi and across the nation, far too many workers are injured in workplace slip and falls. Injured workers may be...

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Work Hazards That Put Mississippi Landscapers at Risk

Landscape and ground maintenance jobs are among the most dangerous in the US. Safety standards and protective equipment help keep landscapers safe, but work accidents still happen. Common landscaping injuries include heat exhaustion, burns, lacerations, bruises, amputations, broken bones, lung damage, muscle strain and pain, hearing loss, illness due to chemical exposure, head trauma, and...

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What Time of the Day Do Most Construction Injuries Occur?

One shift is more prone to construction accidents than others The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 44 fatal work injuries in Mississippi in 2020 (the most recent information available), which represents a decrease from the previous year. In the entire U.S., there were a total of 4,764 fatal work injuries, which was also a...

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Try These Tips to Prevent Ladder Injuries at Work

Mississippi Work Injury Lawyers Promote Ladder Safety Month One of the most common construction site and work zone tools is a ladder. They're also among the riskiest equipment workers handle. In fact, falls and other ladder-related accidents make OSHA's top 10 "most frequently cited standards" list year after year. Mississippi has experienced several deaths involving...

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Electrical Accidents & Injuries on Construction Sites

Our Mississippi Construction Accident Attorneys Discuss the Dangers Workers Face While on the Job Workers are hurt in construction accidents every year in Mississippi. There are many hazards on a construction site. An accident can happen in seconds that leave workers seriously injured. They often need extensive medical treatment and can be left temporarily –...

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Amazon’s Safety Policies Questioned After Warehouse Collapse

A Mississippi Workers' Comp Attorney Provides Details Many companies in Mississippi and throughout the United States operate large warehouses to store their products. There are many risks to workers’ health and safety in these facilities, through heavy lifting, the operation of forklifts and machinery, exposure to hazardous materials, and even the threat of severe weather....

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Preventing Work Injuries in Manufacturing & Warehouses With Ergonomics

A Mississippi Workers' Comp Lawyer Discusses Workplace safety in factories and warehouses often focuses on preventing serious injuries that can happen in an instant — things like falls, trips, electrocutions, and crushing, but serious damage can also develop over time. Ergonomic injuries are not just for office workers; they are common among manufacturing, warehouse, and...

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