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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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OSHA: Safety Violations Caused Fatal Accident at Concrete Plant

A construction accident attorney provides the details A concrete products manufacturer and distributor is facing more than $100,000 in fines following a worker's death. Mississippi Limestone Corp., of Friars Point, has been assessed $118,000 in penalties by the Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA). The fines stem from an investigation triggered by a fatal April...

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Are Home-Based Workers Filing Workers’ Comp Claims?

A Mississippi workers' comp attorney explains The pandemic sent many employees home to do their work where they may have set up their workspace on the couch or some other informal setting. The living room or kitchen might seem like a relaxing spot for work, but unlike an employer’s office, these home spaces generally were...

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Report Says Most Workers' Comp Claims Linked to New Construction Companies

Our attorneys reveal what you should know Construction accidents can happen to any worker on any job site, but are there more risks for employees at newer companies? According to a recent report, newer construction companies indeed do see a higher volume of workers' compensation claims compared to older firms. The report finds construction businesses...

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