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Month: November 2015

Survey: Poultry Processing Plants See High Workplace Injury Rates

A survey of 300 current and former poultry processing plant workers found workplace injury rates as high as 86 percent. The survey found that workers in these plants had high rates of injuries to the arms, wrist and hands. The...

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Metal Shop Worker Suffers Amputation In Workplace Injury Incident

A worker in a Pennsylvania metal shop lost his right leg in a workplace injury incident. The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined the employer, Clarion Sintered Metals Inc., for the unsafe working conditions that...

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Workers Compensation Fraud Sting Nets NY Business Owners

Four New York State business owners were arrested last week on workers compensation fraud charges. The business owners were charged with failing to pay into the state's workers' compensation fund. Other charges ranged from grand larceny to insurance fraud to...

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Workplace Injury At Steel Plant Happens Days After OSHA Investigation

A worker at an Ohio steel plant suffered a serious workplace injury when a half-ton piece of equipment came loose from an overhead crane and fell on him. The workplace injury happened just days after an inspection by the U.S....

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