Lincoln Injury Blog

November 2017 Archives

150 workers lost their lives every day in 2015 from work injuries

Nebraska workers don't go to work thinking today is the day they're going to suffer a serious injury and die. But for some workers, this becomes a reality. Work-related illnesses and injuries are still a serious concern for workers in Nebraska and across the United States.

What are some types of loading dock injuries in Nebraska?

Many Lincoln area workers are employed in a factory or warehouse setting. Many workplaces have loading docks where goods are delivered and taken out. The loading dock can be a busy place, and some employees have suffered serious injuries while on the job.

What are third-party claims in construction site injuries?

Nebraska area residents understand how important safety is on the job. Many of these safety regulations are established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). But when an accident occurs on a construction site, it is often serious. Sometimes these accidents may be caused by a third party, in which the victim may be able to hold them accountable.

Construction site safety may be what brings you home in one piece

There are millions of members of the U.S. workforce who put their lives on the line every day. One of the most hazardous occupations is construction, and if this is how you earn your income, you might experience anxiety about the risks you face and your ability to provide for your family if you should suffer an occupational injury. Not all employers in Nebraska prioritize employee safety, often leaving it up to workers to look after themselves.

The 'fatal four' workplace injuries

When a Nebraska resident goes to work each day, they believe they will come home to their family uninjured. Most of the time this is the case, but occasionally a serious workplace accident occurs. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) characterizes four construction accidents as the "fatal four".

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